Henry Machyn in London, England - 23 July, 1560

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

The twenty-third day of July was buried my good Lady Chester, the wife of Sir William Chester, knight and draper and alderman and merchant of the Staple. And the house and the church and the street hanged with black and arms […] And there was two herald of arms. And then came the corpse and four mourners bearing of four pennon of arms about her and came mourners before and after. And the clerks singing. And Mr. Becon did preach overnight. And the morrow after, to the house to 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/1507387879525 accessed: 23 June, 2024

location of experience: London, England


Henry Machyn

Listening to

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Music for a burial performed by Clerks

Experience Information

Date/Time 23 July, 1560
Medium live
Listening Environment in the company of others, in public

Originally submitted by lcc5 on Sat, 07 Oct 2017 15:51:19 +0100
Approved on Fri, 01 Dec 2017 08:33:58 +0000