Francis I of France et al. in France - 27 May, 1520

from Letter from Sir Richard Wingfield to Cardinal Wolsey, 27 May 1520, pages 291-292:

The King [Francis] was at mass today at the Jacobins, where high mass was sung by the bishop of Amiens. At the Kings offering, the chapel, with the hautbois and sacbuts, sang and played together, "which was as melodious a noise as ever was heard".
cite as

Richard Wingfield, Letter from Sir Richard Wingfield to Cardinal Wolsey, 27 May 1520. In J. S. Brewer (ed.), Letters and Papers Foreign and Domestic in the Reign of Henry VIII, volume 3/1 (London, 1867), p. 291-292. https://led.kmi.open.ac.uk/entity/lexp/1386508852915 accessed: 6 July, 2022

location of experience: France

Listeners

Richard Wingfield
English ambassador at the French court, diplomat, Soldier

Listening to

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mass at the Jacobins

Experience Information

Date/Time 27 May, 1520
Medium live
Listening Environment in the company of others, indoors, in public

Originally submitted by th4 on Sun, 08 Dec 2013 13:20:53 +0000