Henry Machyn in From Canon Row to St Margaret at Westminster - 10 May, 1563

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

The tenth day of May was carried to be buried from Canon Row unto St. Margaret at Westminster Sir James Stump, knight, with two heralds of arms, one bearing his helmet and crest, and Mr. Somerset bearing his coat of arms. First, poor men went before a mourners, and then a clerk singing and next a mourner bearing his standard and another his pennon of arms and then the heralds and then came the corpse with a pall of black velvet upon him and with arms and a hearse, for the body hanged with black and arms, and the church hanged …

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/1507543931603 accessed: 23 June, 2024

location of experience: From Canon Row to St Margaret at Westminster


Henry Machyn

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Music for a burial performed by A clerk

Experience Information

Date/Time 10 May, 1563
Medium live
Listening Environment in the company of others, outdoors, in public

Originally submitted by lcc5 on Mon, 09 Oct 2017 11:12:11 +0100
Approved on Fri, 01 Dec 2017 09:35:11 +0000