Henry Machyn in Whitehall Palace?, London - 23 April, 1561

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

The twenty-third day of April, St. George's Day, was kept holy at the Queen's court. All Her Majesty's chapel came through her hall in copes, to the number of thirty, singing O God, the Father of Heaven, have mercy on … , etc. And the outer court to the gate and round about strewed with rushes. And after came Mr. Garter, Mr. Norris, and Mr. Dean of the Chapel in robes of crimson satin with a cross of St. George red. And after, eleven knights of the Garter in their robes. And after, the Queen's Grace …   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/1507460560879 accessed: 16 June, 2024

location of experience: Whitehall Palace?, London


Henry Machyn

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O God, the Father of Heaven, have mercy on ... performed by Members of Queen Elizabeth I's chapel

Experience Information

Date/Time 23 April, 1561
Medium live
Listening Environment in the company of others, in private, indoors

Originally submitted by lcc5 on Sun, 08 Oct 2017 12:02:41 +0100
Approved on Fri, 01 Dec 2017 08:50:36 +0000