Diary of Henry Machyn February 1560

Diary of Henry Machyn February 1560 is in Diary of Henry Machyn 1560.

02 Feb 1560. The sam day at after-non my lord mare (64) and the althermen, and all the craftes, whent to Powlles after old maner, and ther was a sermon by the (blank).

04 Feb 1560. The iiij day of Feybruary was bered in sant Mare Wolnars in Lumbard-strett master (blank) with ij dosen skochyons of armes.
The sam tyme besyd Pye corner a man dyd hang ym-seylff.

09 Feb 1560. The ix day of Feybruary at after-none, a-bowtt iij of the cloke, wher v [5] men wher hangyd at sant Thomas of watherynges; one was captayn Jenkes and (blank) Ward and (blank) Walles and (blank) Beymont and a-nodur man, and they wher browth up in ware [war] all ther lyffes,—for a grett roberre done.

15 Feb 1560. The xv day of Feybruary was cared from Flett-strett unto sant Alphes at Crepull-gatt to be bered master Francis Wyllyams, the brodur sune [Note. Not clear why he is referred to as 'brodur sune] to my lord of Tame (60).... cheyffe ere to my lord of Tame, with .... armes and a cott armur and a harold master Rychmond, and mony morners in blake, and a xij gentyllmen .... and a xx clarkes syngyng, and master Veron dyd pryche a sermon.

23 Feb 1560. The xxiij day of Feybruary was cared from (Black) frers over the water to Parys garden, and ther was a hors-lytter rede to care her to Blechyng-led, [my] lade Carden, the wyff of ser Thomas Carden, to be bered.

28 Feb 1560. The xxviij day of Feybruary, was Aswedensday, at ... in Turnagayn-lane in sant Pulkers paryche a lame [woman] with a kneyff kyllyd a proper man.

29 Feb 1560. The xxix of Feybruary was bered in sant Martens parryche the wyff (40) of master (blank) Cage (45) sarter [salter], and he gayff xx ... gownes and xij mantyll frys gownes unto xij pore women, and xij clarkes syngyng; and master Pylkyngton (40) dyd pryche, the nuw byshope of Wynchastur [Note. He was elected Bishop of Winchester but he declined it. He was subsequently elected Bishop of Durham], and after a dolle of money, a j d. a-pesse.

02 Feb 1560. The ij day of Feybruary ther was taken [at the] Frenche inbasadur's plasse, the dene of Powlles, [ie the Ambassador was lodged at the house of the Deanery of St Pauls] was candyllmas day, ther was a masse sayd, and ther was dyvers men and women taken [up,] and browth to my lord mayre (64), and sum to the conter.

20 Feb 1560. The xx day of Feybruary dyd pryche at Powlles crosse master Nowell (43); and ther was a man dyd pennans for he would have a-nodur wyffe, the wyche he had on afore.

Old and New London Volume 6 Chaper XIX The Old Kent Road. 1559. In 1559 five men were executed here. Macbyn, in his Diary, thus records the event:—"The ix day of Feybruary at after-none a-bowt iij of the cloke, v men wher hangyd at Sant Thomas of watherynges; one was captyn Jenkes, and (blank) Warde, and (blank) Walles, and (blank) Beymont, and a-nodur man, and they were browth [brought] up in ware [war] all their lyffes,—for a grett robere done."