Henry Machyn et al. in On the River Thames to Westminster, and London - 29 October, 1556

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

The twenty-ninth day of October the new mayor took his oath and so went by water to Westminster with trumpets and the waits royal and a gallant pinnace decked with streamers and guns and drums […] And there was a goodly pageant and the trumpets had scarlet capes—and the waits.

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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/1507568685372 accessed: 12 April, 2024

location of experience: On the River Thames to Westminster, and London


Henry Machyn
Thomas Offley
Merchant tailor

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Ceremonial and pageant music performed by Waits

Experience Information

Date/Time 29 October, 1556
Medium live
Listening Environment in the company of others, outdoors, in public

Originally submitted by lcc5 on Mon, 09 Oct 2017 18:04:45 +0100
Approved on Fri, 01 Dec 2017 10:23:25 +0000