Diary of Henry Machyn July 1556 is in Diary of Henry Machyn 1556.
03 Jul 1556. The iij day of July was a man wypyd a-bowtt the post of reformacyon be the standard in Chepsyd for sellyng of false rynges.
07 Jul 1556. The vij day of July was hangyd on the galaus on Towre-hylle for tresun a-gaynst the quen, on master Hare Peckham, and the thodur master John Daneell, and after cutt downe and heded, and ther hedes cared unto Londune bryge and ther sett up, and ther bodys bered at Allalows-barkyng.
08 Jul 1556. The viij day of Julii was on of the laborars of Bryd-welle for brykyng upon of a chest was hangyd in the mydes of the furst courtt apon a jubett.
08 Jul 1556. [The ... day of July was buried the lady Seymer, wife of sir Thomas Seymer (80) knight, late lord mayor; with .... ] armes; with ij whyt branches, xx torchys, and xx men [had] xx gowne of sad mantyll fryse, and xx women [xx gowns] of the sam frysse, and iiij baners of emages, and iiij grett [tapers] apon iiij grett candyll-stykes gylted, and a vj dosen skochyons; and the strett hangyd with fyn brod clothes, and the chyrch [hung with] armes; and after durge they whent home to her plasse. [On the] morow iij masses songe, on of the Trenete, and on of owr Lade, the thurd of requiem, and a sermon; and after masse hard [to] her plasse to dener, for ther was mony mornars, and a grett mone mad for her for her deyth, and gyffen money ... wardes in London.
16 Jul 1556. The xvj day of July was the obseque of my lade Norwyche, the wyff of the lord Norwyche juge, cheyf baron, at (blank) in Essex, with baners and armes and dyver mo[urners.]
21 Jul 1556. The xxj day of July the Quen('s) (40) grace removyd from sant James in the ffelds unto Heltem thrugh the parke and thrugh Whyt-alle, and toke her barge, and so to Lambeth unto my lord cardenoll('s) place; and there here grace toke here charett, and so thrugh sant Gorge('s) ffeld unto Nuhyngton, so over the feldes to-wherd Eltem at v of the cloke at after-none; and ther wher of pepull a-boyff x m. pepull to se her grace; and my lord cardinoll (56) rod with her, and my lord of Penbroke (55) and my lord Montyguu (27) and dyvers lordes and knyghtes and mony lades and gentyll women a grett nombur rod with her grace.
26 Jul 1556. The xxvj day of July was bered at the Sayvoy a whyt monke of the Charterhowsse, and bered in ys monke('s) wede with grett lyght.
02 Jul 1556. The ij day of July rod in a care v. unto Tyborne; on was the hangman with the stump-lege for theft, [the] wyche he had hangyd mony a man and quartered mony, and hed [beheaded] mony a nobull man and odur.
27 Jul 1556. The xxvij day of July was bered Thomas Lune grocer in sant Mare Mawdlyn in Mylke-strett, with ij whytt branchys and xviij stayffes torchys and iiij grett tapurs; and alle thay had mantyll fryse gownes, and dyvers women had lyke gownes, pore men and women; and mony morners in blake, and dyver althermen with gren stayffes; and the masturs of the hospetalle with gren stayffes; .... and vj long torchys and vj tapurs of iijli a [peice] and iiij grett tapurs with armes, and the cherche hangyd with blake a-for-none; and mony mornars and mony prestes and clarkes, [and so] home to dener; and a vj dosen of skochyons, and the powre.... The sam day was bered at saynt Katheryn ... cherche master Thomas Henege [Note. Probably Robert Heneage 1500-1556 (56)], with a penon and a harold bayring his cott armur, and ij whyt branchys, and a dosen stayffes [torches, .. ] tapurs and a v. dosen of skochyons; and the cherche hangyd with blake; and after to the hosse to dener.
27 Jul 1556. The same day at nyght be-tweyn viij and ix ded ser W[illiam Laxton] (56) knyght and late mayre of London, and grocer, in Althermary.
31 Jul 1556. The sam day stod on the pelere in Chepe a man and a woman, the wyche wher offesers of Brydwelle, [the which] favered them and convayd from thens sondry harlottes, the wyche dyver of them wher taken a-gayn and browth a-gayn