Diary of Henry Machyn January 1555 is in Diary of Henry Machyn 1555.
01 Jan 1555. The furst day of January where asymbulle of men and vomen in Bowe chyrche-yerde at nyght of a xxx and a-boyffh, and ther thay had the Englys serves and prayers and a lectorne, and thay wher taken by the shreyffes, and Thomas Rosse the menyster, and thay wher cared to the contors and odur plases, and ser Thomas Rosse to the Towre.
08 Jan 1555. The viij day of January the prynsse of Pyemon (26) whent by water to the Towre with my lord Admerall (45) and my lord Clynton, and dyvers odur, and he was shud evere plasse ther, and ther wher grett shutyng of gones.
09 Jan 1555. [The ix day of January certain Spaniards killed an Englishman basely: two held him while one thrust him through, and so he died.]
14 Jan 1555. The xiiij day of Januarij ther preched [at Paul's cross] doctur Chadsay persun of Allalowes in Bred-strett.
16 Jan 1555. The xvj day of January was bered the lade Fuwater (30), the wyff of the lord Fuwater (30), in [Essex] at Odam Water, [Woodham Walter] with iiij baners of armes, [a standard?] of armes, and ij emages, with a hers, and vij dosen penselles, and viij dosen of skochyons, and a mantyll, and whyt branchys, and iiij dosen stayff-torchys.
18 Jan 1555. The sam day whent to the Towre my lord chansseler (72), and dyvers odur lordes and of the conselle, and delyvered a nomber presonars, as ther names folowes—ser James a Croft (37), ser Gorge Harper, ser Gawynn Carow, ser Necolas Frogmortun (40), master Vaghan, ser Edward Varner, Gybbs, the bysshope of Yorke, master Rogers (50), and dyvers odur presonars, and after ther was a gret shottyng of gones.
22 Jan 1555. The xxij day of Januarij was raynyd at my lord chansseler (72) plasse by-syd sant Mare Overes ser John Hoper (60) latt bysshope of Glosetur, doctur C[rome], as the parsun of Wyttyngtun colege, harold Tomson, Rogars parsun or veker of sant Pulkers, and dyvers odur.
24 Jan 1555. The xxiiij day of January ther wher grett ronnyng at the tylt at Westmynster with spayrers [spears], boyth Englys men and Spaneards.
25 Jan 1555. [The xxv day of January, being saint Paul's day, was a general procession of saint Paul by every parish, both priests and clarkes, in copes to the number of a hundred and sixty, singing Salve festa dies, with ninety crosses borne. The procession was through Cheap into Leadenhall. And before went the] chyldryn of the Gray-frers and Powlles skolle. [There were eight bishops, and the] bysshope of London myteryd, bayryng the sacre[ment, with .. eym] of torchys bornyng, and a canepe borne [over]; so a-bowtt the chyrch-yerde, and in at the west dore, [with the] lord mayre and the althermen, and all the craftes in ther best leverays. And with-in a wylle after the Kyng (27) cam, and my lord cardenall (54), and the prynsse of Pyamon (26), and dyvers lordes and knyghtes; thay hard masse, and after to the court to dener, and at nyght bone-fyres and grett ryngyng in evere [church].
27 Jan 1555. The xxvij day of January ther was a goodly prossessyon cam from Westmynster unto Tempull bar with crosses and a C. chylderyn in surples and a C. clarkes and prestes in copes syngyng, the wyche the copes wher very ryche of tyssuw and cloth of gold; [and after] that master dene Weston carehyng the blessyd sacrement, and a canepe borne over yt, and a-bowt yt a xx torchys bornyng, and after yt a ij C. men and women.
28 Jan 1555. The xxviij day of January was examynyd at sant Mare Overes bysshope Hoper (60), doctor Crom, and Cardmaker, and odur, and Cardmaker recantyd.