History of St Mary Spital

St Mary Spital is in Spitalfields.

Diary of Henry Machyn April 1557. 19 Apr 1557. The xix day of Aprell dyd pryche a' sant Mare spyttell docthur Pendyltun (33), and mad a goodly sermon; ther was my lord mare (57) and xxiij althermen besyd my lord mayre (57), and iij juges, and alle the masters of the hospetall with grenstayffes in ther handes, and alle the chylderyn of the hospetall in bluw garmenttes boyth men chylderyn and women chylderyn, that be kept with serten landes and the cherete of the nobull cette of London, and aboyff xx M. pepull of old and yonge, to her the sermon of old custom, and my lade mares and the (unfinished).

Diary of Henry Machyn April 1557. 20 Apr 1557. The xx day of Aprell dyd pryche docthur Yonge at santt Mare spyttylle; and ther was my lord mare (57) and xxv althermen, none lackyng butt master Wodderoff, the wyche makyth the full nom bur of xxvj; and my lord Broke the cheff justes, and my lord justes Browne (48), and my ser John Baker, and ser Roger Chamley, and mony nobull gentyllmen, with the holl cete [whole city] boythe old and yonge, boythe men and women.

Diary of Henry Machyn April 1557. 22 Apr 1557. The xxij of Aprell dyd pryche at sant Mare speytyll [doctor] Watsun (42) nuw-choyssen bysshope of Lynckolne a godly sermon.

Diary of Henry Machyn March 1559. 27 Mar 1559. The xxvij day of Marche dyd pryche at sant Mare Spyttyl doctur Bylle (54) the quen('s) (25) amner [almoner].

Around 1546. William Scrots Painter 1517-1553. Portrait of Queen Elizabeth I of England and Ireland before her accession painted for her father. Around 1570 Hans Eworth Painter 1520-1574. Portrait of Queen Elizabeth I of England and Ireland. In 1579 George Gower Painter 1540-1596. The Plimton Sieve Portrait of Queen Elizabeth I of England and Ireland. Around 1585 William Segar Painter 1554-1663. Ermine Portrait of Queen Elizabeth I of England and Ireland. Around 1592 Marcus Gheeraerts Painter 1562-1636. The Ditchley Portrait of Queen Elizabeth I of England and Ireland. After 1585 Unknown Painter. Portrait of Queen Elizabeth I of England and Ireland. Around 1563 Steven van der Meulen Painter -1564. Portrait of Queen Elizabeth I of England and Ireland.

Diary of Henry Machyn March 1559. 29 Mar 1559. The xxix day of Marche dyd pryche at sant Mare Spyttyll master Horne (49), parsun sum-tyme at Allalows in Bredstrett.

Diary of Henry Machyn April 1560. 10 Apr 1560. The x day of Aprell cam from sant Mare spytyll the Quen (of the May?) wyth a (blank) M. men in harnes, boyth queners [queen's attendants] in shurth [shirts] of malle and cosselet and mores pykes and a x gret pesses, cared thrugh London unto the court, with drumes and fluttes and trumpetes, and ij mores dansyng, in the cartt wher ij quyke bers [live bears], and London fond a (unfinished)

Diary of Henry Machyn April 1560. 15 Apr 1560. The xv day of Aprell dyd pryche at sant Mare spyttyl withowt Byshope-gatt master Bentun (46).

Diary of Henry Machyn April 1560. 16 Apr 1560. The sam day dyd pryche at sant Mare spyttyll master Colle.

Diary of Henry Machyn April 1560. 17 Apr 1560. The xvij day of Aprell dyd pryche at sant Mare spytyll master Juelle (37).

Diary of Henry Machyn April 1561. 07 Apr 1561. The vij day of Aprell dyd pryche at sant Mare spytyll the nuwe byshope of Wynchester master Horne (51), and ther was all the masters of the hospetall, and the chylderyn in bluw cotes, and my lord mayre (52) and the althermen, and mony worshephull men.

Diary of Henry Machyn April 1561. 08 Apr 1561. The viij day of Aprell dyd pryche at sant Mare spytyll the byshope of Durham master Pylkyngtun (41), and ther was gret audyense, and my lord mare (52) and my masters the althermen, with the masters of the hospetall.

Diary of Henry Machyn April 1561. 09 Apr 1561. The ix day of Aprell dyd pryche at sant Mare spyttell master Colle the parsun of Hehonger in Essex.

Diary of Henry Machyn Aprile 1562. 01 Apr 1562. The furst day of Aprell master Torner of Cantur[bury preached,] the wedynsday in Ester wekke, at sant Mare spytty I, and the pepull kept haleday thrughe London do yt was n[ight.]

Diary of Henry Machyn February 1563. 02 Feb 1563. The ij day of Feybruary callyd Candyllmasse day ther was serten men whent to Duram plase and to sant Mare spyttyll to here masse, and ther was serten of them cared by the gard and othur men to the contur and odur plases.

Diary of Henry Machyn April 1563. 12 Apr 1563. The xij day of Aprell, was Ester monday, dyd pryche at sant Mare spyttyll master Horne (53) the byshope of Wynchastur, and ther was my lord mare (54) and the althermen in skarlett, and certen juges and serjantes of the law, and mony worshephulle men and women, and the masturs of the hospetall with ther gren stayffes in ther handes, [and the] chylderyne of the hospetall boyth boysse and wenchys in bluw [coats and] red capes [caps] to the nombur of a (blank), and ther was geydered at the sermon for the Frenche men [refugees] in-to England women and chylderyn the sum of xlv li.

Diary of Henry Machyn April 1563. 13 Apr 1563. The xiij day of Aprell dyd pryche at sant Mare spyttyll tuwysday in Ester weeke master Colle parsun of Hehenger in Essex and (dean elect) of Norwyche, and my lord mare (54) and ij juges and the althermen and byshopes, with all the masturs of the hospetall and the chylderyn.

Diary of Henry Machyn April 1563. 14 Apr 1563. The xiiij day of Aprell dyd pryche at the spyttylle the wedynsday the dene of Powlles (46) in Ester wyke.