Henry Machyn in Bow Church, London - 25 March, 1556

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

The twenty-fifth day of March was Our Lady's Day, the Annunciation at Bow Church in London was hanged with cloth of gold and with rich arras and cushions for the coming of my lord Cardinal Pole. There did the bishop of Worcester did sing High Mass mitered. And there were divers bishops present, as the bishop of Ely, bishop of London, and bishop of Lincoln and the Earl of Pembroke and Sir Edward Hastings … the master of horse, and divers other nobles. And after Mass done, to my lord's place for dinner.

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/1507210511793 accessed: 14 June, 2024

location of experience: Bow Church, London


Henry Machyn

Listening to

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High Mass performed by Bishop of Worcester

Experience Information

Date/Time 25 March, 1556
Medium live
Listening Environment in the company of others, indoors, in public

Originally submitted by lcc5 on Thu, 05 Oct 2017 14:35:11 +0100
Approved on Thu, 30 Nov 2017 13:48:39 +0000