Henry Machyn et al. in Westminster, and St Paul's churchyard, London - 29 October, 1561

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

The twenty-ninth day of October the new mayor took his barge toward Westminster—my new lord mayor, Mr. Harper—with the aldermen in their scarlet, and all the crafts of London in their livery, and their barges with their banners and streamers of every occupation arms. And there was a goodly feast made with streamers, targets, and banners and arms and great shooting of guns and trumpets blowing. And at twelve o'clock my lord mayor and the aldermen landed at Paul's wharf and so into Paul's churchyard. And there …   more >>

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/1507470457143 accessed: 21 June, 2024

location of experience: Westminster, and St Paul's churchyard, London


Henry Machyn
Lord Mayor of London
Merchant taylor

Listening to

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Pageant music performed by Children
Ceremonial music

Experience Information

Date/Time 29 October, 1561
Medium live
Listening Environment in the company of others, outdoors, in public

Originally submitted by lcc5 on Sun, 08 Oct 2017 14:47:37 +0100
Approved on Fri, 01 Dec 2017 09:05:22 +0000