Mantuan ambassador Soardino in Field of the Cloth of Gold - 23 June, 1520

from Mantuan account of mass at the Field of Cloth of Gold, 23 June 1520, page 74:

On Saturday, St John's Eve, the following ceremony took place in the morning: A chapel had been prepared on the field, opposite the stage from which the jousts were viewed. It was very large, with a lofty tribune, on which was the altar, most sumptuously furnished with ten very large silver-gilt images of saints and two large golden candlesticks, all exquisitely wrought; also a large jewelled crucifix entirely of gold, and a large golden bason and two golden vases, the one for the wine and the other for the water. On this spot Cardinal Wolsey sang high mass, with the following ceremonies: …   more >>
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Mantuan ambassador Soardino, Mantuan account of mass at the Field of Cloth of Gold, 23 June 1520. In Rawdon Brown (ed.), Calendar of State Papers and Manuscripts Relating to English Affairs existing in the Archives and Collections of Venice and other Libraries of Northern Italy, volume 3 (London, 1869), p. 74. http://led.kmi.open.ac.uk/entity/lexp/1392634492427 accessed: 24 September, 2017

location of experience: Field of the Cloth of Gold

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Mass at the Field of Cloth of Gold
written by Perino
Mass at the Field of Cloth of Gold
written by Perino
performed by Thomas Wolsey

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Date/Time 23 June, 1520
Medium live
Listening Environment indoors, in the company of others, in public

Originally submitted by th4 on Mon, 17 Feb 2014 11:25:50 +0000