1556 (July - Dec)
The ij day of July rod in a care v. unto Tyborne; on was the
hangman with the stump-lege for stheft, (fn. 1) [the] wyche he had
hangyd mony a man and quartered mony, and hed (fn. 2) mony a nobull
man and odur.
The iij day of July was a man wypyd a-bowtt the post of
reformacyon be (fn. 3) the standard in Chepsyd for sellyng of false
The vij day of July was hangyd on the galaus on Towre-hylle
for tresun a-gaynst the quen, on (fn. 4) 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.
The viij day of Julii was on (fn. 5) of the laborars of Bryd-welle for
brykyng upon (fn. 6) of a chest was hangyd in the mydes of the furst
courtt apon a jubett.
[The . . . day of July was buried the lady Seymer, wife of
sir Thomas Seymer 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.
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.]
The xxj day of July the Quen('s) grace removyd from sant
James in the ffelds unto Heltem (fn. 7) 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 rod with her, and my lord of Penbroke and my lord Montyguu and dyvers lordes and knyghtes and mony lades and gentyll
women a grett nombur rod with her grace.
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
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 (fn. 8) 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, 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 (fn. 9) to dener.
The same day at nyght be-tweyn viij and ix ded (fn. 12) ser W[illiam
Laxton] knyght and late mayre of London, and grocer, in Althermary.
The xxxj day of July was raynyd (fn. 10) at the Yeld-halle . . . .
robars of the see a vj, and the morow after thay wher hangyd at
Wapyng at the low-water marke.
The sam day stod on the pelere (fn. 11) 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.
The (blank) day of August was bered the bysshope of Chechastur doctur Day, with armes, in the contrey.
The v day of August dyd drowne here-seylff in More-ffeldes, in
corner by the tre, a woman dwellyng besyde the Swane with the
ij nekes at Mylke-street end.
The (blank) day of August ded (fn. 12) ij bysshops, the bysshope of
Chechastur Day, and the bysshope of Wosseter doctur Belle sumtyme bysshope.
[The ixth day of August was buried sir William Laxton, late
lord mayor, in the church of saint Mary Aldermary; with] a
goodly hers with v prynsepalles, [and the majesty] and the valans
gyltyd, and viij dosen of penselles [and] xiij dosen of skochyons
and a half of bokeram; and a standard and iiij penons, and ij baners
of [images]; and the howsse, chyrche, and the stret hangyd with
blake [and] armes; and a cott armur and helmett, target, and
sward, mantylles and crest a teyger-hed with a colynbyn and the
slype. (fn. 13) [There were two] grett and goodly whyt branchys, and
xxxiiij stayffes torchys, and xxxiiij mantyll frysse gownes to powre
men, and a c blacke gownes; morners master Loges altherman
cheyff mornar and master Machyl secund morner and master Wanton iij morner, and dyver odur, the lord mare and master Whytt
and dyvers odur, and alle the thodur althermen in vyolett; and
then cam the women morners, lades and mony althermens wyffes
and gentyll-women; and after durge to the plasse to drynke
and the compene of the Grocers, and after prestes and
clarkes, to the place to drynke, and the harolds, and the Waxchandlers and the Penters, to drynke, with mony odur. And the
morow iij masses song, ij pryke songe and (the) iij(d) requiem; at
masse dyd pryche doctur Harpsfelle archeydekyn; and after to
dener, for ther was a grett dener as I have sene at any berehyng,
for ther dynyd mony worshepfull men and women.
The xiij day of August was bered at Clarkynwell doctur Belle
sum-tyme bysshope of (Worcester), and wher that he was put in
ys coffen lyke a bysshope, with myter and odur thynges that
longyst to a bysshope; with ij whyt branchys and ij dosen of stayffes
torchys and iiij grett tapurs, and a surmon; doctur Harpfelle dyd
The sam day a woman for baldry and procuryng a chyld, she
and the chyld beyng on the pelere; (fn. 14) the wyche she was her chyld
browth (fn. 15) to hordome.
The xxiiij day of August was bered at (blank) beyonde Hamtun
cowrt master (blank) Banester sqwyre, with cott armur and
penone of armes and iiij dosen of skochyons of armes, and xij
stayffe torchys, and iiij grett tapurs . . . . . .
. . . . . . . cott-armur, helmett, targatt, and
swerd . . . of skochyons of armes and iiij baners of emages
and iiij dosen of penselles and ij whyt branchys . . . and tapurs;
and master Norrey the harold.
The xxviij day of August was bered at Wa[ltham?] abay
master (blank) Jakes dwellyng in Cornehylle, sum-tyme the master of the Marchand-tayllers of [London]; with ij whytt branchys
and ij dosen torchys . . . . grett tapurs and iij dosen skochyons of armes.
The xxxj day of August was bered masteres . . . Sawde sumtyme weyff unto John Sawde su . . . . quen Katheryn['s ex-]
chekare, and here sune (fn. 16) p . . . . unto quen Mare her dowther; with ij grett branchys and xij torchys and iiij grett tapurs,
and bered in sant Dunstones parryche in the est, with many morners; and to master Grenway('s) to drynke [ale?] and spyssebred; and the morow masse and a sermon, and after a grett
dener; and the morowe after ther was gyffyn for her boyth wod
and colles to the powre pepulle.
The xxx day of August was the monyth myn (fn. 17) of ser Wylliam
Laxtun knyght and grocer, and the hersse bornyng with wax; and
the morowe masse and a sarmon, and after a grett dener; and
after dener the hersse taken downe.
The furst day of September was sant Gylles day, and ther was
a goodly prossessyon abowt the parryche with the whettes, and the
canepe borne, and the sacrement, and ther was a godly masse songe
as bene hard (fn. 18) ; and master Thomas Grenelle, (fn. 19) waxchandler, mad a
grett dener for master Garter and my lade, and master Machylle
the shreyffe and ys wyff, and boyth the chamburlayns, and mony
worshefull men and women at dener, and the whettes playng and
dyver odur mynsterelles, for ther was a grett dener.
. . . . . . . . . .
The vj day of September was bered at Barking church in London master Phelype Dennys sqwyre, with cote [armour, . . .]
of armes, and ij whytt branchys and xij torchys, [iiij] grett tapurs,
a ij dosen of skchochyons of armes; the wyche he was a goodly
man of armes and [a great] juster, kyng Henry the viijth behyng at
Tornay beyond see in Franse, the wyche was englang t . . . .
The vij day of September was bered within the Towre of London, the wyche was the evyn of the natevete of owre Lade, on
master (blank) Lecknolle, sum-tyme grome porter onto quen
Mare, the wyche was kast to suffer deth for the consperacy agaynst
the kynge and the quen.
The xv day of September was bered at sant Peter the Powr
hard by Frer Austyne, with a harold kareyng his cott armur and
a penon of armes, and ij fayre whyt-branches and xij stayffe
torchys and . . . . tapurs and a dosen and d. of skochyons,
and the powre men had mantyll frys gownes; and mony mornars;
on master (blank) Lucas sqwyre, sum-tyme on of the masters of
the request unto kyng Henry the viijth.
The xix day of September dyd the Quene('s) grace remove from
Croydun the bysshope of Canthurbere('s) plasse unto sant James
in the feld be-yond (fn. 20) Charyng-crosse, her own plasse, with my lord
cardenall and (unfinished).
The xix day of September was proclamyd in London by a xij
of the cloke, the crear havyng the quen('s) selle, (fn. 21) that rosse pense (fn. 22)
shullde nott be taken after the cry was mad, butt in Yrland to be
taken for pense.
The xxj day of September was a grett rumor in London abowtte stesturns (fn. 23) in Chepe, Belynggatt, Leydynhalle, Nuwgatt
markett, amonge markett folke and meyllmen, by noythe (fn. 24) parsuns, and that my lord mayre and the ij shreyffes was fayne to go
in-to the marketts for (to) sett pepull in a stay, and so to Nuwgatt
markett, and ther sold melle for . . . . .
[The . . . day of September was buried at saint] Martens
be-syd Charyng-crosse ser [Humphrey Forster] knyghtt of (blank)
shyre, with ij goodly whytt branchys, xxiiij stayffe torchys, and iiij
tapurs . . . a pesse, and with a harold of armes with hy[s coat
armour,] and ys pennon of armes and ys cott armur, [targatt,] and
sword and elmett, and crest, and vj dosen of [scocheons]; and
the chyrche hangyd with blake and armes; [and many] morners.
The xxvj day of September was bered in Essex at Southmynster, on master William Har[ris,] sheriff of Essex, notabulle
ryche both in landes and fermes; with a pennon . . . . and
cott armur, and iiij baners of emages of armes, and a vj dosen of
skoychyons; and mony morners, and a grett dolle.
The iij day of October was the sessyon at Oxford, and ther wher
condemnyd lx to [die.]
The viij day of October was bered in Kentt at a towne callyd
(blank, sir John) Champney knyght late mare of London and
altherman and skynner, with ij whytt branchys, ij dosen torchys,
and iiij grett tapurs; and with a harold of armes beyryng ys
cote-armur, hys standard, and pennon of armes, with elmett, targatt, and sword, and vj dosen of skochyons and mony gounes and
cottes; and after a grett dener to alle the contrey.
[The . . day of October was buried the lo]rd Waus (fn. 25) of
Northamptonshyre, wyth baner of armes, elmett, targett, and
sword, [and with a v]j dosen of skochyons, and a dosen of penselles.
The xviij day of October was bered ser Recherd Cottun knyght,
and comtroller unto the kyng Edward the vjth of ys honorabull
howssehold, with a harold of armes, and a standard, penone, and
cote of armes, and a vj dosen of skochyons, and bered at Warlbryltun (fn. 26) in (Hampshire).
The xviij day of October, was sant Luke day, was bered at
sant Peter in Cornehyll ser Henry Hobulthurne knyght and late
mayre of London, the wyche he was mare at the crownenasyon of
kyng Edward the vjth; and marchand-tayller of London, and marchand of the stapull of Calys; and he had [ij] fayre whytt
branchys, and xx grett staffe torchys, and iiij grett tapurs a-pon
iiij gylt candyll-stykes; and a standard and a penon of armes, and a
harold of armes bayreng ys cott armur, and a helmet, target, and
sword; and a vj dosen of skochyons; and the chyrche and the strett
hangyd with blake and armes; and mony mornars; and pore men
had new gownes.
The xx of October was bered ser John Olyff knyght and
altherman, and sum-tym he was surgantt (fn. 27) unto kyng Henry the
viijth, and after he was shreyff of London; and (fn. 28) he had levyd tylle
the next yere he had beyn mayre, for he tornyd from the Surgens
unto the Grosers; and bered at sant Myghelles in Bassynghall,
with a harold of armes bayryng ys cott armur, and with a standard
and a pennon of armes, and iiij baners of emages, and ij grett
whytt branchys, and iiij grett tapurs and (blank) dosen of torchys;
and mony powre men had gownes; and with a elmett, targat, and
sword; and the crest a crowne and a holyff-tre (fn. 29) standyng with-in
. . . . . . . . . . . .
. . hytt and mad a nobull haration.
The xxij day of October was bered doctur [Man], sumtime the
pryor of Shen the charterhowse, and after mad bysshope of Man
by kyng Edward the vjth; [and] was mared (fn. 30) ; and bered at sant
Andrews hundershaft, London, and ded (fn. 31) at master Whetheley('s)
The xxx day of October was bered ser [John] Gressem, (fn. 32) knyght
and merser, and marchand of the [staple] of Callys, and marchand
venterer, (fn. 33) and late mere [and alderman] of London; with a standard
and a penon of armes, [cote-] armur of damask, and iiij pennons
of armes . . . a elmett, a targett and a sword, mantylles, and
ys . . . . and a goodly hersse of wax and x dosen of [pensels] and xij dosen of skochyons; and he gayff a c blake g[owns]
unto pore men and powre women of fyne blake [cloth]; iiij dosen
of grett stayffe torchys, and a dosen of . . longe torches; and
he gayff a C. d. (fn. 34) of fyne blake . . . . ij unto the mare and the
old mare, and to ser Rowland Hylle and to ser Andrew Jude and
to boyth the chamburlayns, and to master of Blakwelle, and to
master the common huntt and ys man, and to the porters that
longes to the stapull, and to all ys farmers and ys tenantts; and all
the chyrche hangyd and the strett with blake and armes grett store;
and morow iij goodly masses song, on of the Trenete, and a-nodur
of owre Lade, and the iij of requiem, and a goodly sermon; master Harpfeld dyd pryche; and after as grett a dener as has bene
sene for a fysse-day, (fn. 35) for alle that cam to dener, for ther laket
nothyng dere. (fn. 36)
The xxx day, a' for-none, was bered at sant Thomas of Acurs,
by ys father, master Loke the sune of ser Wylliam Loke, the wyche
he ded (fn. 37) at ys plasse in Walbroke, and bered at sant Thomas of
Acurs; and alle the qwyre hangyd with blake, and armes, and
iiij grett tapurs, and ij whyt branchys and xij torchys; and master doctur Pendyltun dyd pryche.
. . . . . . . . . . .
. . . torchys and iiij grett tapurs and [there were at his]
. . . bereng the felowshype of the Drapers, master Cha[ster
herald and] odur, and greet mon (fn. 38) mad for hym at ys berehying.
The xxx day of October was hanged at the [palace gate] at
sant James iiij men for robyng [at the] courte of one of the
quen('s) maydes, and ij for robyng [of the] knyght marshall('s)
The xxviij day of October the new mare toke ys oythe, and so
whent by water to Westmynster [with] trumpettes and the
whettes (fn. 39) ryalle, (fn. 40) and a galant [pinnace] deckyd with stremars and
gonnes and dromes; [the new] mayre master Hoffeley, marchandtayller, and marchand of the stapull of Calles, and the ij heynchmen in cremesun velvett in-brodered with gold an ell brod; and
iiijxx [poor] bachelers, and they dyd gyff iiijxx blue gownes, cape,
dobelet, and hose to the iiijxx poure men; and there was
a godly pageant; and the trumpets had skarlett capes, (fn. 41) and the
whetes. (fn. 42)
The xx day of October was delivered out of the Lowlar towre (fn. 43)
alle the heretykes that cam out of Essex, and odur plassys, and
so to kepe them (fn. 44) good and truw to God and to the king and
The iij day of November was bered in the parryche of sant
Towlys (fn. 45) 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. (fn. 46)
The iiij day of November was bered my lade Wylliams of
Tame, with iiij baners of emages and vi dosen of skoychyons
of armes, &c.
. . . . . . . . . . . .
other]wys called the kynges henchmen.
The xvj day of November cam out of the Towre [to be arraigned]
at Westmynster on (blank) Walker servant [to my] lord of
Densher, (fn. 47) for carehyng of letters, and cond[emned to] perpetuall
presun, and for kepyng consell with the[m that had died] affor.
The xxj day of November was raynyd (fn. 48) [at Guild?] halle on (fn. 49)
master Smyth a marchand, for kepying [the counsel] of them
that wher put to deth, and condemnyd to perpetual presun.
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 (fn. 50) with [the paper]
on ys hede that every man shuld know what he [had done],
the wyche was thes wordes (not added).
The sam day was the new abbott of Westmynster putt in,
docthur Fecknam, 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 (fn. 51) 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, (fn. 52) 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 (fn. 53) he be-gane evyngsong—xxij
day of the sam monyth, that was santt Clementt evyn last.
[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.
The xxv day of November my lord of Pembroke toke ys barge
toward Cales, and (unfinished).
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.
The xxvij day of November was a proclamassyon in London
thatt ever (fn. 54) 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 (fn. 55) in no plase in London by
nyght nor day, and he that do take ane shytt (fn. 56) person shall hayffe
xxs. for ys payne.
The xxix day of November was my lord abbott consecratyd at
Westmynster abbay; and ther was grett compene, and he was
mad abbott, and dyd wher (fn. 57) a myter; and my lord cardenall was
ther, and mony byshopes, and my lord chanseler dyd syng masse,
and the abbott mad the sermon, and my lord tressore (fn. 58) was [there].
The xxviij day of November came rydyng thrugh Smythfeld
and Old Balee and thrugh Fletstrett unto Somesset place my
good lade Elisabeth('s) 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.
The iij day of Desember was bered in Essex my lord Morley,
with iij harolds, master Garter and odur [heralds, a] standard and
a banur of ys armes, and iiij baners [rolls], and iiij baners of
emages, and elmett, and cott[-armour,] targett and sword, and
viij dosen of skochyons . . . dosen of torchys, and ij whytt
branchys, and [many] mornars, and after the masse a grett dener.
The sam day at after-non in London [at saint] Mare Colchyrche
in Chepe, on master Robart Downes the master of the Yrmongers
with xij torchys, [ij white] branchys, and iiij grett tapurs; and
vj pore men [did bear] hym to the chyrche, and all theys pore
men had gownes, xxij gowns (fn. 60) ; and he had [a] tombe m[ade, in the]
tombe a caffen (fn. 61) of led, and when that he cam to the grayff (fn. 62) he was
taken out of one of wood, and putt in-to that of lede; and the
morow ij (masses) song, and a godly sermon, and after a grett dener;
and ther wher mony blake gownes gyffyn to men and women.
The iij day of Desember cam rydyng from her plasse my lade
Elizabeth('s) grace, from Somersett place downe Fletstreet, and
thrugh Old Bayle, and thrugh Smyth-field, with a grett compene;
and her servandes alle in red gardyd with velvett; and so her grace
toke her way toward Bysshope Atfeld (fn. 63) plasse.
The v day of Desember was Sant Necolas evyn, and Sant
Necolas whentt a-brod in most partt in London syngyng after the
old fassyon, and was reseyvyd with mony good pepulle in-to ther
howses, and had myche good chere as ever they had, in mony
[The vj day of December the abbot of Westminster went a procession with his convent; before him went all the] santuary men
with crosse keys apon [their garments, and] after whent iij for
murder; on (fn. 64) was the lord Dacres sone of the Northe was wypyd (fn. 65)
with a shett (fn. 66) a-bowt [him, for] kyllyng of on master West sqwyre
dwellyng be-syd . . . . ; and anodur theyff that dyd long
to one of master comtroller . . . . . dyd kylle Recherd
Eggyllston the comtroller('s) tayller, and k[illed him in] the Long
Acurs, the bak-syd Charyng-crosse; and a boy [that] kyld a byge
boye that sold papers and pryntyd bokes [with] horlyng of a stone
and yt (fn. 67) hym under the ere in Westmynster Hall; the boy was
one of the chylderyn that was [at the] sckoll ther in the abbey;
the boy ys a hossear (fn. 68) sune a-boyff London-stone.
The ix day of Desember was berd (fn. 69) at Hyslyngton (fn. 70) ser Recherd
Brutun knyght, with a dosen torchys, and ij whytt branchys, sum
tyme of the preve chambur unto kyng Henry the viijth.
The x day of Desember was bered at the Sawvoy master
Clarenshus' syster, with a herse mayd with ij stores, (fn. 71) and a c.
whytt candyllstykes, and in evere candyllstyke a grett qwarell of
alff a lb. of wax, and her armes apon the herse, and a dosen of
torchys and her armes apon.
The xvj day of Desember, was the sessyons at Nuwgatt, and
ther was John Boneard, (fn. 72) and on Gregory a Spaniard, a smyth,
raynyd for a robere that thay wold have done to Halesandur (fn. 73) the
keper of Nuwgatt; and ther was one that gayff evydens aganst
them that Gregore had a knyff, and he dyd ffrust (fn. 74) in-to the man
a-for the juges, and after he was cast; and contenent (fn. 75) ther was a
gebett sett up at the sessyons gatt, and ther ys ryght hand strykyn
of, and nayllyd apone the jubett, and contenent he was hangyd up,
and Boneard was bornyd in the hand, and Gregore hangyd all
[The xx day of December the Queen rode in her chariot through
the park from] Santt James unto the galere, and so [took] her
barge unto Westmynster, and landyd [at the palace,] and so in-to
the abbay, and ther her grace hard [even song], and my lord
cardenalle and my lord Montyguw, [and my] lord Darse of Essex
dyd bere the sword a-for [her grace], and my lade Montyguw
bare up the quen ['s train].
The xxij day of Desember the Quen('s) grace [removed] from
Sant James thrugh the parke, and toke [her barge] unto Lambyth
unto my lord cardenalles place, [where] her grace dynyd with
hym and dyvers of the [council]; and after dener her grace toke
her gornay (fn. 76) to Grenwyche, to kepe her Cryustynmus ther.
The xxiij day of Desember was a proclamasyon thrugh London,
and shall be thrugh the quen('s) reuym, that watt man somover
thay be that doysse forsake testorns and do not take them for vjd.
a pesse (fn. 77) for corne or vetelles or any odur thynges or ware, that
they to be taken and browth a-for the mayre or shreyff, baylle,
justus a pesse, or constabulle, or odur offesers, and thay to ley
them in presun tyll the quen and her consell, and thay to remayn
ther plesur, and to stand boyth body and goodes at her grace('s)
The xx of Desember was bered at Westmynster master Brysse
the sergantt of the quen('s) wod-yarde, with (unfinished)
. . . . . . . . . . . . .
. . . . strett ma . . .
The xxix day of Dessember was bered [at] Barkyng towne
yonge masteres Bowes, the [daughter] of my lord Skrope, with
ij whytt branchys and . . dossen torchys and iiij grett
tapurs, and a iij dosen of skochyons of armes, and after a grett
The xxxj day of Desember was maltt sold in Gracyous strett
markett for xliiijs. a quarter, melle (fn. 78) sold for vj s. a bussell; of
whett melle after at xlvj s. a quarter.