Henry Machyn in St Mary Overy, Southwark - 14 November, 1555

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

The fourteenth day of November began the knell again for the most right reverend father in God, my lord chancellor of England, Doctor Stephen Gardiner, bishop of Winchester, and of the Privy Council with King Henry VIII and unto Queen Mary, Queen of England. And with a hearse of four branches, with gilt candlesticks and two white branches and three dozen of staff torches and all the choir hanged with black and arms. And a dirge sung and the morrow, Mass of Requiem. And all the bishops and lords and knights and gentlemen and my lord Bishop Bonner of London did sing Mass of Requiem, and …   more >>

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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/1507204939501 accessed: 25 June, 2024

location of experience: St Mary Overy, Southwark


Henry Machyn

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Requiem mass performed by Bishop Bonner of London, Bishops lords, knights and gentlemen
A dirge

Experience Information

Date/Time 14 November, 1555
Medium live
Listening Environment in the company of others, indoors, in public

Originally submitted by lcc5 on Thu, 05 Oct 2017 13:02:19 +0100
Approved on Thu, 30 Nov 2017 13:38:51 +0000