Diary of Henry Machyn June 1561

Diary of Henry Machyn June 1561 is in Diary of Henry Machyn 1561.

03 Jun 1561. The iij day of June the Sessyons keptt at ... wher serten knyghtes and lade,*i and gentyllmen and [gentlewomen] and serten prestes with odur, wher endytyd for [unfinished)

16 Jun 1561. The xvj day of June my lord mare (52) and the althermen [were] sent for unto the cowrte at Grenwyche.

05 Jun 1561. The v day of June dyd hange ym-seylff be-syd London stone (blank) .. lle a harper, the servand of the yerle of Darbe (52).

14 Jun 1561. The xiiij day of June was bered in Essex my lade Wartun, the wyff of ser Thomas Wartun (66), behyng presoner in the towre of London at here deth and berehyng, and master Somersett the harold of armes, a gret baner of armes, and iiij dosen of skochyons of armes, the wyche the good lade ded of a thowgh [cough], and she was as fayre a lade as be, and mony mornars in blake, and grett mone mad for her in the contrey.

15 Jun 1561. The xv day dyd pryche at Powlles crosse master Nowell (44) the dene of Powlles, and mad a goodly sermon, and my lord mayre (52) and the althermen and the most of the worshephull craftes wher commondyd to be ther, and ther wher grett audyense.

Jun 1561. [The day of June was the Skinners' feast; and there was chosen the master of fellowship master ...., and for wardens] master Clarenshux (51), kyng at armes, [the ij master ...,] the iij master Dennam, the fort master Starke; [and] for denner iij stages (and) viij bokes [bucks], a gret ...

16 Jun 1561. The xvj day of June was the masters the Grossers fest; ther dynyd my lord mare (52), ser Roger Chamley, ser John Lyons (47), sir Marten Bowse, ser Wylliam Huett, and ser Wylliam Garrett, [master] Loge, master John Whytt, master Cryster Draper, master Rowe, and master Cha[mley? master] Marten, master Baskerfeld (44), and master chamburlayn of London, and mony worshephull men and mony lades and gentyllwomen; and grett chere; boyth the whettes [waits] and clarkes syngyng, and a nombur of vyolles playhyng, and syngyng, and they had xxx bokes [bucks] [and] (blank) stages.

04 Jun 1561. [The iiij day of June, being Corpus] Christi evyn, be-twyn xj and xij of the cloke, [there was] thonderying and lythenyng, and at sant Martens [by Ludgate came a] boltt and smytt downes serten grett stones of the [battlement of] the stepull, and the stones fell downe a-pone the [leads], and brake the ledes and hordes, and a grett gest [chest] in ij peses.
04 Jun 1561. The sam day be-twyn iiij and v of the cloke at after-[non the] lythenyng toke and entered in-to one of the olles [holes] that was [in the outward] parte of the stepull a ij yerdes under the bolle, and sett [the steeple] on fyre and never left tyll the stepuU and belles and [all the] chyrche bowth north, est, south, and west, tyll yt .... archys, and consumyd boythe wod and led, and the belles [fell] be-low wher the grett organes stod be-ne[ath the] chapelle wher the old byshope was bered ondur ... and in in dyvers plases of England grett hurtt done.[Note. 'Bishop' may be a reference to King Cædwalla of Wessex 659-689 who is said to have been buried at St Martin's Church.]

17 Jun 1561. The xvij day of June was a proclamassyon for slypes and alffe slypes, that they should be corrant tyll the xx of July, tyll then they shuld have iijd. in the pound and no lenger.

18 Jun 1561. The xviij day of June was a woman sett in the stokes in Newgatt markett with serten fylles [files] and odur instrumentes, the wyche she browth to Newgatt to here hosband for to fylle the yrons of ys leges, and odur thynges.

10 Jun 1561. The x day of June was grantyd at Yeld-halle by my lord mare (52) and my masters the althermen and the commen consell iij xv toward the beldyng of Powlles chyrche and the stepulle, with as grett sped as they may gett tymbur rede [ready], and odur thynges, and worke-men.

17 Jun 1561. The xvij day of June my lord mare (52) and the althermen and the commen conselle how that and watt men shuld loke and over-se the workemen, and what men shuld take hed too in alle placys for the beldyng of Powlles, and to chose men of knolleg to loke and over-se the worke and the workmen.

19 Jun 1561. The xix day of June was a grett wager shott in Fynsbere feld be-twyn my lord Robartt Dudley (28) and my (unfinished)

20 Jun 1561. The xx day of June was reynyd at Westmynster serten men for kungeryng [conjuring] and odur maters.... of the offesers of Brydwelle and in serten [places] proclamassyon made of ther dohyng and ...

22 Jun 1561. The xxij day of June dyd pryche at Powlles cross master Skynner, dene of Durram, and mad a godly sermon, [giving] men warnyng of a notheboke [naughty book] that ys pryntyd, and [bade every] man be ware of yt, for yt ys vere herese.

23 Jun 1561. The xxiij day of June was sett on the pelere for kungeryng [conjuring] on prest, ys name ys master Belissun [of] Westmynster.

24 Jun 1561. The xxiiij day of June, was Mydsomer-day, at Grenwyche was grett tryum(ph) of the rever, a-gaynst the cou[rt; there] was a goodly castylle mad a-pone Temes, and men of armes with-in ytt, with gones and spers, for to deffend [the same,] and a-bowt ytt wher serten small pynnes with ... and grett shottyng of gonnes and horlyng of ba[lls of] wyld fyre, and ther was a barke with ij tope [castles ?] for the Quen('s) (27) grace to be in for to se the passe-tyme, the wyche was vere latt or yt was done.

25 Jun 1561. The xxv day of June was sett in Chepesyde ij peleres for vij men that was sett on the pelere at Westmynster on Mydsomer evyn for kungeryng [conjuring], and odur matters.

23 Jun 1561. The xxiij day of June, was Mydsomer evyn, the serves at sant Gregore chyrche be-syd Powlles (by) the Powlles quer tyll Powlles be rede mad.

30 Jun 1561. The xxx day of June was the Goldsmyth(s') fest, and ther was ser Mertens Bowsses (64), knyght, and dyvers worshephull gentyllmen and gentyllwomen.

Jun 1561. [The day of June was the Merchant-Taylors' feast.... Thomas Hoffeley, master John Whyt, master Ma ... master Bas]kerfeld, and ser Wylliam Garrett, and mony worshephull, [and] mony lades and gentyll women, and they had (blank) b [ucks and] (blank) stages, and ther was the wettes [waits] plahyng, and gret plente.