John Evelyn in City of London - 21 August, 1671

from Diary of John Evelyn, 21 August 1671 , page 185:

[August] 21. I dined in the Citty, at the fraternity feast in yron-mongers hall, where the 4 stewards chose their successors of the next yeare with a solemn procession, garlands about their heads & musique playing before them, so coming up to the uper Tables where the gentlemen sate, they drank to the new &c: and so we parted.
cite as

John Evelyn, Diary of John Evelyn, 21 August 1671 . In De la Bédoyère, Guy (ed.), The Diary of John Evelyn (Woodbridge, 1995), p. 185. accessed: 28 February, 2024

location of experience: City of London


John Evelyn
Diarist, Writer

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Ceremonial music at the fraternity feast at Ironmongers' Hall

Experience Information

Date/Time 21 August, 1671
Medium live
Listening Environment in the company of others, indoors, in public

Originally submitted by isobel.1111 on Wed, 20 Aug 2014 11:22:34 +0100