Diary of Henry Machyn November 1559

Diary of Henry Machyn November 1559 is in Diary of Henry Machyn 1559.

04 Nov 1559. The iiij day of November was a prest mared with a prest('s) wedow of Ware in Hardforshyre at sant Botulfe with-owt Bysshopegatt; and ther was one West, a nuw doctur, and he raylyd of the rod-loft, and that whe owght to helpe them that fled for the word of God, and to gyff them a lyffyng.

05 Nov 1559. The v day of November ther was grett justes at the quen('s) palles [palace], and ther was my lord Robartt Dudley (27) and my lord of Hunsdon (33) wher the chalengers, and all they wher (in) skarffes of whyt and blake, boyth haroldes and trumpeters; and deffenders my lord Ambros (29) with odur; and the haroldes and trumpeters and the fotmen with skarffes of red and yelow sarsenett.

In 1587 William Segar Painter 1554-1663. Portrait of Robert Dudley 1st Earl of Leicester 1532-1588. Around 1575 Unknown Painter. Portrait of Robert Dudley 1st Earl of Leicester 1532-1588. Around 1575 Unknown Painter. Portrait of Robert Dudley 1st Earl of Leicester 1532-1588 wearing his Garter Collar.

06 Nov 1559. The vj day was bered in sant Androsse in Holborn master Mortun sqwyre, with a harold of armes, a penon of armes, and a cott armur, with a dosen of skochyons.

07 Nov 1559. The vij day of November was bered in Westmynster abbay master Recherd Knevett (44) sqwyre, with a dosen skochyons.

08 Nov 1559. [The viij day of November was buried in Kent] ser Robartt Sowthwell (53) knyght, sum-tyme master of the rolles, with a harold of armes, and a standard, a penon of armes, a cot armur, a target, a elmett, and a viij dosen skochyons of armes.

09 Nov 1559. The ix day of November was a hers mad for my lord Wylliam of Tame (59), and the chyrche and the [place] hangyd with blake and armes and a x dosen penselles.

15 Nov 1559. The xv day of November was bered at Tame my lord Wylliam of Tame (59), with a iij harold of armes, master Clarenshux (49), master Chester (61), and Ruge-dragon, with a standard, a grett baner of armes, and viij [8] baner-rolles of armes, and a xij [12] dosen skochyons, and a C [100] morners, and a lx [60] gownes for pore men, and grett dolle of money, and after a grett dener.

Funeral of Frances Brandon

05 Dec 1559. The v day (of) Dessember was bered in Westmynster abbay my lade Frances (42) the wyff of Hare duke of Suffolke (42), with a gret baner of armes and viij banar-rolles, and a hersse and a viij dosen penselles, and a viij dosen skockyons, and ij haroldes of armes, master Garter (49) and master Clarenshux (49), and mony morners.Funeral of Frances Brandon

06 Dec 1559. The vj day of Dessember was bered in sant Dennys parryche in Fanchyrche stret, the chyrche and the qwyre hangyd with blake and armes, and the plasse and the strett, ser Thomas Cortes knyght and latt mare of London, and Fysmonger and Puterer; ther was iij haroldes of armes, and ther had my lord mare and the sword-bayrer and dyvers althermen had blake, and the residuw in vyolett; and ther was a C. in blake gownes and cottes; and he had a standard and a v penon of armes, and a x dosen skochyons; and ther dyd pryche master Recherdson the Skott; and after to the plasse, and the mare and the althermen to dener, for ther was a grett dener, and pore men in gownes and the clarkes of London syngyng; a grett denner for all men that wold come.

12 Nov 1559. [The xij day of November preached at Paul's cross] Coverdall (71) the (unfinished)

19 Nov 1559. The xix day of November dyd pryche at P[aul's cross] master Bentun (45).

19 Nov 1559. The xix day of November was bered at Lambeth the old byshope of Durram doctur Donstalle (85), sum-tyme byshope of London, with (unfinished)

23 Dec 1559. The xxiij day of November was bered in sant [Olave's] in Hart strett master Watsun the quen('s) marchand.

The sam day was bered in sant Sythe parryche John Lyons' sune and here (38), with armes, and xij pore [men] had xij nuw gownes, and they bare xij gret stayffe torchys bornyng, and ther was a sarmon. [Note. John 7th Lord Glamis Lyon 1521-1559 (38) is often reported as having died in 1558 so it may be incorrect to attribute this diary entry to him. Neither is it clear what 'sant Sythe' refers to?]

26 Nov 1559. The xxvj day of November dyd pryche at Pow[l's cross] master Juell (37), byshope of Salyshere, and ther was my lord mare (63) and the althermen and mony of the courte, and ther was grett audyense as (has ever) bene at Powlles crosse.

20 Nov 1559. The xx day of November was bered master (blank) sqwyre with a penon and a cott armur and a dosen of skochyons.