Henry Machyn in St Margaret Moses, Friday Street, London - October, 1561
The … day of October was the funeral of Lady Dobbs, late the wife of Sir Richard Dobbs, knight and skinner, late mayor, with a herald of arms. And she had a pennon of arms, and four dozen and a half of escutcheons. She was buried in the parish of St. Margaret Moses in Friday Street. She gave twenty good black gowns to twenty poor women. She gave forty black gowns to men and women. And Mr. Richardson made the sermon and the clerks singing and a dole of money of twenty nobles and a great dinner after. And the Company of the Skinners in their livery.
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/1507465550530 accessed: 22 February, 2024
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|Music for a funeral
|performed by Clerks
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