Henry Machyn et al. in River Thames to Westminster; St Paul's Churchyard, London - 29 October, 1555

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

The twenty-ninth day of October there were two goodly pinnaces decked with guns and flags and streams and a thousand pencels, the pinnace painted, one white and blue and the other yellow and red and the oars and gun like color, and with trumpets and drums and all the crafts in barges and streamers. And at nine o'clock my new lord mayor and the sheriffs and the aldermen took barge at the Three Cranes, with trumpets and shawms and the waits playing. And so rode to Westminster and took his oath in the exchequer. And all…   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/1507567134772 accessed: 25 July, 2024

location of experience: River Thames to Westminster; St Paul's Churchyard, London


Henry Machyn
William Garrard
Haberdasher, Merchant adventurer

Listening to

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Ceremonial and pageant music performed by Waits

Experience Information

Date/Time 29 October, 1555
Medium live
Listening Environment in the company of others, outdoors, in public

Originally submitted by lcc5 on Mon, 09 Oct 2017 17:38:54 +0100
Approved on Fri, 01 Dec 2017 10:19:15 +0000