Henry Machyn in Cheap, London - 4 January, 1552

from A London Provisioner's Chronicle, 1550-1563:

The fourth day of January was made a great scaffold in Cheap hard by the cross in readiness for the King's lord of misrule, coming from Greenwich and landed at Tower wharf. And with him young knights and gentlemen, a great number, on horseback, some in gowns and coats and chains about their necks, every man having a baldric of yellow and green about their necks. And on the Tower Hill there they went in order.

First a standard of yellow and green silk with St. George. And then guns and squibs, and trumpets and bagpipes and drumslades and flutes. And then a great company, all in …   more >>

cite as

Henry Machyn, and Colette Moore, Marilyn Miller and Richard W. Bailey (ed.), A London Provisioner's Chronicle, 1550-1563. https://led.kmi.open.ac.uk/entity/lexp/1435699709297 accessed: 22 July, 2024

location of experience: Cheap, London


Henry Machyn

Listening to

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dance music

Experience Information

Date/Time 4 January, 1552
Medium live
Listening Environment in the company of others, outdoors, in public

Originally submitted by cochranespeedy on Tue, 30 Jun 2015 22:28:29 +0100
Approved on Thu, 05 Oct 2017 10:16:55 +0100