Diary of Henry Machyn April 1556 is in Diary of Henry Machyn 1556.
04 Apr 1556. The iiij day of Aprell was in London [a proclamation] thrugh London of serten gentyllmen, the wyche [fled] over the see, as trayturs; the furst was Hare Dudley (39), Crystoffer Aston the elther (63), and Crystoffer the yonger, and [Francis] Horssey and Edward Horssey, and Edward Cornwell alias [Corewel], and Recherd Tremayn and Necolas Tremayn, and [Richard] Ryth and Roger Renold, and John Dalle and John [Caltham], and Hamond, and Meverell, and dyver odur.
16 Apr 1556. The xvj day of Aprell, erly in the mornyng, dyd (blank) Vyntoner, servand at the syne of the Swane, with owt .... dyd hange hymselff in a gutter on he [high].
13 Apr 1556. The xiij day of Aprell was mared in sant Gylles' with-owt Crepull-gatte Thomas Gre .. wax-chandeler unto Jone Wakffeld, wedow.
15 Apr 1556. The xv day of Aprell was electyd at Grenwyche bysshope of Wynchastur master doctur Whyt (46), byshope of Lynckolne; and doctur Westun (41), dene of Westmynster, to be bysshope of Lynckolne; and the dene of Durram to be bysshope of Karlelle.
17 Apr 1556. The xvij day of Aprelle was on on the pelere for fasshele deseyvyng of the quen('s) (40) subgettes sellyng of ryngs for gold, and was nodur seylver nor gold but couper, the wyche he has deseyved money: thys was done in Chepe.
21 Apr 1556. The xxj day of Aprell cam from the Towre over London bryge unto the ssessyonsse house in Sowth-warke, and ther raynyd and cast to be drane and quartered, for a consperacy agaynst the quen, and odur maturs, master John Frogmorton (27), and master Wodall, captayn of the ylle of Whyth; the accusars master Rossey, master Bedyll, and master Dethyke .... grett stayffe torchys and they had gownes ... a nobull a yerde, and xij women in cassokes of rosett ... iiij men holdyng iiij grett tapurs, and iiij dosen of skochyons.
24 Apr 1556. The xxiiij day of Aprell, in the mornyng be-tyme, was cared to Smyth-ffeld to be bornyd vj men, [and] more was cared in-to the contrey to be bornyd.
24 Apr 1556. The sam day was sett on the pelere in Chepe iij [men; two] was for the prevermentt of wyllfull perjure, the iij was for wylfull pergure, with paper sett over their hedes.
28 Apr 1556. The xxviij day of Aprell was drane from the Towre to Tyborne ij gentyll-men; on ys name was master Waddall captayn of the yle of Wyth, and the odur master John Frogmorton (27); and so hangyd, and aftar cut downe and quartered, and the morowe after ther hedes sett on London bryge—the iij of quen Mare.
29 Apr 1556. The xxix day of Aprell was a man baude sett up one the pelere for bryngyng unto men prentes harlots, the wyche they gayff hym and them serten of ther masturs goodes and wastyd.
29 Apr 1556. The sam day was cared unto the Towre ser Wylliam Cortenay, ser John Paratt, ser John Pallard, ser Necolas Arnold, ser John Chechastur, and with dyvers odur.