Henry Machyn in Westminster to Temple Bar, London - 27 January, 1555

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

The twenty-seventh day of January there was a goodly procession came from Westminster unto Temple Bar with crosses and a hundred children in surplices and a hundred clerks and priests in copes singing. The which the copes were very rich of tissue and cloth of gold. And after that, Dean Weston carrying the Blessed Sacrament and a canopy borne over it and about it a twenty torches burning, and after it, a two hundred men and women.

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/1507202360464 accessed: 21 May, 2024

location of experience: Westminster to Temple Bar, London


Henry Machyn

Listening to

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Religious procession performed by Clerks priests and children

Experience Information

Date/Time 27 January, 1555
Medium live
Listening Environment in the company of others, outdoors, in public

Originally submitted by lcc5 on Thu, 05 Oct 2017 12:19:20 +0100
Approved on Thu, 30 Nov 2017 13:28:28 +0000