Henry Machyn in Savoy Chapel, London - 8 December, 1554

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

The eighth day of December, the which was the Conception of Our Blessed Lady the Virgin, was a goodly procession at the Savoy by the Spaniards, the priest carrying the sacrament royally between his hands and one deacon carrying a censer censing and another the holy water stock and a number of friars and priests singing and every man and woman and knights, and gentlemen bearing green tapers burning and eight trumpeters blowing. And when they had done playing—and then began the sackbutts playing—and when they …   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/1507201549057 accessed: 25 July, 2024

location of experience: Savoy Chapel, London


Henry Machyn

Listening to

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Religious procession performed by Friars and priests

Experience Information

Date/Time 8 December, 1554
Medium live
Listening Environment in the company of others, indoors, in public

Originally submitted by lcc5 on Thu, 05 Oct 2017 12:05:49 +0100
Approved on Thu, 30 Nov 2017 13:25:42 +0000