Diary of Henry Machyn November 1556

Diary of Henry Machyn November 1556 is in Diary of Henry Machyn 1556.

04 Nov 1556. The iiij day of November was bered my lade Wylliams of Tame (52), with iiij baners of emages and vi dosen of skoychyons of armes, &c.... otherwys called the kynges henchmen.

16 Nov 1556. The xvj day of November cam out of the Towre [to be arraigned] at Westmynster on (blank) Walker servant [to my] lord of Densher, for carehyng of letters, and cond[emned to] perpetuall presun, and for kepyng consell with the[m that had died] affor.

21 Nov 1556. The xxj day of November was raynyd [at Guild?] halle on master Smyth a marchand, for kepying [the counsel] of them that wher put to deth, and condemnyd to perpetual presun.

21 Nov 1556. The xxj day of November a-fforen[oon was taken] ronde a-bowtt Westmynster halle a servand of master ... the master of the rolles, with a paper on ys hed, and so to the ... in Chepe, and ther he was sett apone the pelere with [the paper] on ys hede that every man shuld know what he [had done], the wyche was thes wordes (not added).

21 Nov 1556. The sam day was the new abbott of Westmynster putt in, docthur Fecknam (41), late dene of Powlles, and xiiij moo monkes shorne in; and the morow after the lord abott with ys coventt whentt a prossessyon after the old fassyon in ther monkes' wede, in collys of blake say, with ij vargers carehyng ij sylver rodes in ther handes, and at evyngsong tyme the vergers whent thrugh the clostur to the abbott; and so whentt in-to the churche affor the he auter, and ther my lord knellyd downe and ys coventt, and after ys praer mad was browtt in-to the qwyre with the vergers and so in-to ys plasse, and contenentt he be-gane evyngsong—xxij day of the sam monyth, that was santt Clementt evyn last.

24 Nov 1556. [The xxiv day of November, being the eve of saint Katharine, at six of the clock at night,] sant Katheryn('s) lyght [went about the battlements of Saint Paul's with singing,] and sant Katheryn gohying a prossessyon.

25 Nov 1556. The xxv day of November my lord of Pembroke (55) toke ys barge toward Cales, and (unfinished).

03 Nov 1556. The iij day of November was bered in the parryche of sant Towlys in Sowthwarke master (blank) Goodyere, sum-tyme altherman of London and letherseller, marchand of the stapull of Callys, with ij whytt branchys, xij stayffes torchys, and iiij grett tapurs, and mony mornars in blake, boythe men and vomen, and the compene of the Lethersellers, in ther levere.

26 Nov 1556. The xxvj day of the sam monnth was bered masteres H[eys] a mersere('s) wyff in Althermanbere, with ij whyt branchys [and] ten stayffe torchys, and iiij grett tapurs, and xvj women bayreng them and holdeng them, and they had nuw gownes and raylles, and a iiij dochen of skochyons, and mony morners; and alle ys howsse and ys gatt hangyd with blake and [with ar]mes, with hers and Mersers' and Stapull and Venterers' armes: and doctur Perryn dyd pryche at her masse, and after a grett dener.

27 Nov 1556. The xxvij day of November was a proclamassyon in London thatt ever man to loke that no enfanttes shuld be layd in the streetes nor men('s) dores, and that ther shuld be a day watche, and a nyghtes, that ther shuld be non led in no plase in London by nyght nor day, and he that do take ane shytt person shall hayffe xxs. for ys payne.

29 Nov 1556. The xxix day of November was my lord abbott (41) consecratyd at Westmynster abbay; and ther was grett compene, and he was mad abbott, and dyd wher a myter; and my lord cardenall (56) was ther, and mony byshopes, and my lord chanseler (55) dyd syng masse, and the abbott mad the sermon, and my lord tressore (73) was [there].

28 Nov 1556. The xxviij day of November came rydyng thrugh Smythfeld and Old Balee and thrugh Fletstrett unto Somesset place my good lade Elisabeth('s) (23) grace the quen('s) syster, with a grett compene of velvett cottes and cheynes, her graces gentyllmen, and after a grett compene of her men all in red cottes gardyd with a brod gard of blake velvett, and cuttes; and ther her grace dyd loge at her place; ther her grace tared (blank) days till the iij day of Dessember or her grace dyd remowyffe.