Item the xix. day of the same monyth, [which] was sent Margarettes evyne, at iiij. of clocke at after-none was proclamyd lady
Ma[ry to] be qwene of Ynglond at the crose in Cheppe with the
erle of Shrewsbery, the earle [of Arundel], the erle of Pembroke,
with the mayer of London, and dyvers other lordes, and many of the
ald[dermen] and the kynges schrffe master Garrand, with dyvers haroldes and trompettes. And from thens cam to Powlles alle, and there
the qwere sange Te Deum with the organs goynge, with the belles
ryngynge, the most parte alle [London], and that same nyght had the
[most] parte of London Te Deum, with bone-fyers in every strete
in London, with good chere at every bone [fyer], the belles ryngynge
in every parych cherch, and for the most parte alle nyght tyll the
nexte daye to none. (fn. 1)
Item the xxij. day of the same monyth was tane the duke of Northhumberland at Cambryche by the mayer, and proclamyd a traytor,
and soo kepte in a prysone tyll they harde from hare grace and hare
cownselle. And on saynt James day at after-none at iiij. of cloke at
after-none was browte unto London worshyppfully as he had deservyd, and browte in at Byshoppes gatte by the earle of Arndelle,
the wyche browte hym unto the tower of London. And Whan he
came in at Byshoppes gate he was commandyd to put of hys atte,
and soo dyd tylle he came to the tower; and after he came onsse to
Shordych alle the pepulle revyled hym and callyd hym traytor and
herytycke, and woulde not seyse for alle the(y) ware spokyn unto for
it. Wyth hys sones, as the erle of Warwyke, Ambrose Dudley,
Henry Dudley, Androw Dudley, (fn. 2) the erle of Huntyngtone, lorde
Hastynges, sir John Gattes that was captayne of the garde, and sir
Henry Gattes hys brother, sir Thomas Palmer, doctor Saunder.
Item here went the byshoppe of London (fn. 3) that was goynge un-to the
qwene to begge hys pardon, but he was tane at Ipsege, and there was
put in warde.
Item the xxij. day of the same monyth began the wache at every
gatte in London in harnes, viij. be syde the viij. comeners.
Item xxvj. day of the same monyth was browte to the tower of
London at ij. a clocke at after-none doctor Redley that was the
byshope of London, lorde markes of Northhantone, Roberte Dudley
that was the dukes brother, (fn. 4) master Corbet that was shreffe of
Essex, and after them that same nyght was browte in sir John
Chamle (fn. 5) cheffe justes of the kynges bench, sir Edwarde Montageu
cheffe justys of the comyn place; and the next day came in sir John
Jorke (fn. 6) and Sir Thomas Wrathe, (fn. 7) with dyvers other, as it shalle
Item the iij. of August came in the qwenes grace (fn. 8) after vij. a
clock at nyght from Newhalle with the lady Elzabeth hare syster,
and a grette company of ladys wyth hare; and she goodly imparelde
with alle the resydew of hare ladys, and so to Whytte-chappell; and
there the mayer with the aldermen reseved hare, and he delyveryd
hare the swerde, and she toke it to the erle of Arnedelle, and he bare
it before hare, and the mayer the masse. (fn. 9) And whan she came at
Algate there it was goodly hangyd with cloth, banner, and
stremers, and syngers, and goodly aparelde alle the way downe to
Ledynhalle, and hangyd with clothes, banners, and stremers, and
syngers, as is above sayd; and also on the one syde the crafftes of
London with-in raylles in their best aparelles and clothe hangynge
before theme; and so downe Graschesstret and in-to Fanchersse
strete, and soo downe Marke lane, and soo to the towere; and every
hows hangyd as is above sayd, wyth syngers, organs, and shalmes;
and whan she came to the tower, that she was with-in the tower,
ther was soche a pelle of gonnes what bothe smalle and gret and soo
longe and soo thecke that hath not be hard; soo gladde dyd the
pepulles harttes rejoyse in hare comynge in, as God save hare grace,
and longe to contynew, and prosper hare in goodnes! Amen.
[The v.] of August at vij. a clocke at nyght came home Edmond
Boner byshoppe [from the Ma]rchelse lyke a byshoppe, (fn. 10) that alle
the pepulle by the way badde hym welcom home [both] man and
woman, and as many of the women as myghte kyssyd him, and soo
came to Powlles, and k[nelt on the] steppes and sayd hys prayeres;
and then the pepulle range the belles for joye; and whan he left the
Mareshelsey there came in doctor Cokkys (fn. 11) for hym. And the nexte
day the duke of Norfoke, the byshoppe of Wynchester, (fn. 12) the byshoppe
of Durrham, (fn. 13) the byshoppe of Chechester, (fn. 14) and the byshoppe of Wyssiter (fn. 15) had their pardone, and ware dyschargyd, and soo went abrode
and restoryd un-to there [dig]nytes agayne alle hole.
Item the vj. day of August was lefte the wache at the gattes in
Item the vij. day of the same monyth was the kynge Edwarde the
vi. removyd un-to Whythall un-to Westmyster by the byshoppe of
Canntorbery wyth-owte any crose or lyght; and berryd the nexte
day with a comynyone and that powely, (fn. 16) and the byshoppe of Chechester (fn. 17) prechyd a good sermon.
Item the xiij. day of August prechyd master Borne (fn. 18) at Powlles
crosse at the commandment of the quenes grace, and there was
pullyd owte of the pulpyt by vacabonddes, and one threw hys dagger
Item the xviij. day of August was the duke of Northumberlond (fn. 19)
was browte by watter un-to Westmyster with the markes of Northhamtone and the yerle of Warwyke hys sone, and there was condemnyd by them-selffes and had no qwest went apone them but
them selfe, and submyttyd them selfe un-to the qwenes grace and
here lawys; and the nexte day both the Gattes and Andrew Dudly
the duke's brother and Palmer in lyke wyse condemnyd.
Item the xxti day of August prechyd at Powlles crosse master
Watsone, (fn. 20) and there was dyvers of the quenes cownselle, and the
captayne of the garde with a CC. and more of the garde browte hym
to the pulpytte, and stode there alle the sermone tyme with there
Item the xxijti day of the same monyth sufferd at Tower-hyll the
duke of Northhumberlond, sir John Gattes captayne of the garde before, and sir Thomas Palmer, alle three beheddyd; and the day
before harde masse in the tower and reseved the sacrament in forme
Item the xxix. day of August satte the qwenes commissioneres for
the new byshoppes, that was put in for them that was put owte and
in to prisone at the commandment of the byshoppe of Cauntorbery
as is above sayd, and as it shalle follow.
Item in August was the aulter in Powlles set up agayne, and
fenysys (fn. 21) in September.
Item the xiij. day of September was the byshoppe of Cauntorbery
comyttyd unto the tower from the sterrechamber, Thomas Creme (fn. 22)
by hys name; and the xv. day was comytted also unto the tower the
byshopp of Bath [William] Barlowe by name.
Item the same tyme was alle the new byshoppes dyschargyd and
Item the xvij. day of September the byshoppe of London, Boner,
sange masse in Powlles, and gave holy watter hym-selfe, and soe
Item the laste day of September was the qwenes grace browth
from the tower of London unto the Whyth-hall goodly, and many pagenttes in dyvers places as she came by the wey in London, with
alle the crafttes and aldermen, and also a pagent in Powlles churcheyerde at the est ende of the church, and there she stode longe,
for yt was made of rosemary with alle here armes and a crowne in
the myddes. item also there was a man made too tope-castelles
above the crosse of the stepulle, and there stode with a flagge in hys
honde and viij. flagges hangynge besyde; and a castelle made in the
myddes of the hye waye at the denes place. And the furst day of
October she was crowned at Westmyster by the byshoppe of Wynchester Stephyn Gardner, and she was browth from Westmyster
halle with iij. crosses with a gret qweer and many byshoppes with
their myteres on their heddes and crose-stavys in ther honddes, as
many as had none other lette, and they had other that bare them
before nor to mynyster in hare presence, that in soomoch she had
alle that was in Powlles save only them that ware maryd, that in
somoch that the day was no servys in Powlles, nother mattens nor
masse nor evynsonge [nor] sermone at the crosse as that day.
Item the vth of the same monyth beganne the parlament; and
whan they ware in the parlament howse the byshoppe of Lyngcolle
doctor [John Taylor (fn. 23) ] beynge byshoppe of Lyngcolne hys parlament robe was tane from hym and he was comy[tted] to the tower;
and iij. dayes in the weke the qwene satte in the parlament howse
and harde alle soche thinges as was there done.
Item the vij. day of October beganne the convocacion in Powlles,
aud there had [mass of] the Holy Gost. And there the byshoppe
of London sange the mass in hys pontyficalibus, and that [was the]
furst masse that was songe at the hye alter after that it was sett up
agayne, and had a good[ly] sermon ad clerum in the qwere.
Item the xxj. day of that same monythe baganne the dyspu[tacion] in the longe chappell in Powlles betwene the new sortte and
the olde, as monday, wedyns[day, and] fryday, and there came
moche pepulle; but they ware never the wyser, and with many
worddes of . . . ., that the qwenes graces cowncell was fayen to
send worde that there shulde be no more dy[spu] tacions, but that
it shulde be dyscussyd by the hole parlament. And as at that tyme
the wet[hercock] of Powlles stepulle was tane downe, and new made
and gyltyd, and sett up agayne the iiij. day of November.
Thys yere the xiij. day of November the byshoppe of Cantorbery
Thomas Creme (fn. 24) and lady Jane that wolde a bene qwene, and iij. of
the Dudleyes (fn. 25) condemnyd at the yelde-halle for hye tresone.
Item this yere the qwere of Powlles went abowte the stepulle on
sent Kateryns day at nyght. (fn. 26)
Item on sent Andrewys day begane the generalle procession in
Latten in powlles churche, (fn. 27) with the parsons and curattes of London, with the prebenttes in their gray ammes, and the mayer with
dyvers of the alderman; and the same wyse iij. dayes followynge.
Item the vj. day of Januarij  came from the emperor im
bassotors in the name of the hole howse of Bowrgone, as dyvers
erles, as the erle of degmonde (fn. 28) with dyvers other.
Item the xiiij. day of Januarij began the procession on the sondayes abowte the church (fn. 29) with the mayer and the aldermen in their
clokes, and the precher takynge hys benediccion in the body of the
church of the bysshoppe.
Item the xv. day of the same monyth began the insurreccion at
Maydstone by sir Thomas Wyett knyght, lorde Cobhame, (fn. 30) Harper,
and Colpeper, with dyvers others.
Item the xvj. day of the same monyth in the mornynage began
the wache at every gatte in London in harnes, both men and their
Item the furst day of Februarij the qwenes grace came (in) hare
owne person un-to- the yelde-halle of Londone, and showyd here
mynde (fn. 31) un-to the mayer, aldermen, and the hole crafttes of London
(in) are owne persone, with hare cepter in hare honde in tokyn of
love and pes, and wente home agayne by watter at the Crane in the
Item the xxiij. of januarij was condemnyd at the yelde-halle of
London lorde Robert Dudley.
Item the xxxti day of the same monyth the duke of Norfoke came
to Strode, and bent hys artyllery agaynst Wyett; but the Londoneres with their captayns, as Brian, Fyztwilliams, and Bret,
whoo came with the duke agaynst Wyet, made a shoute and fled
from the duke to Wyet, that the duke hardly scapyd from them.
Item the furst day Februarij came Wyett with hys host in to
Southwarke at iiij. a clocke at after-none, and or it was v. he had
made a bulwarke at the bryge fotte, and kepte Sothwarke tyll it was
the vj. of the same monythe, and dyd no harme there; and this was
Shroft tewsday; for the brygge drawebrygge was drawne agayne
hym, and the nyght before many of hys men fled from hym; and
the same tewsday was ij. men hongyd on a gybyt in Powlles churchyerd be-fore sent Gregory's. And that same day Wyet with hys
host departyd owte of Sothwarke at ix. a cloke in the mornynge,
and went un-to Kyngstone. and also at the same tyme the duck
of Soffolke with hys brother was tane by the erle of Huntyngtone;
and that same day was Te Deum songe in the qwenes chapelle for
joye of it. And that same day the lorde Cobhame (fn. 32) and Harper
whar put in-to the tower. [The vij.] day Wyet with hys host came
un-to the parke besyde sent James and soo wolde [have entered, and
there] most traytorys shott at the corte gattes that the arres stoke
there longe after. And he hymselfe came in at Te[mple bar, and]
soo downe alle Fletstrete, and soo un-to the Belle savage. And
then was hys trayne [attacked at] the commandment of the erle of
Pembroke, and sartayne of hys men salayne. And when [he saw]
that Ludgatte was shutt agayne hym he departyd, saynge " I have
kept towche," and soo went [back] agayne; and by the Tempulle
barre he was tane, and soo browght by watter (fn. 33) unto the [tower] of
London. And then alle the qwens host came thorrow London goodly
in araye with sperys. And that same day was tane one William
Albryght parsone of Kyngstone besyde Barrame downe, (fn. 34) precher
of the gosspelle, besyde Charynge crosse in this rebellyone. Also
it is to be supposed that Wyett hadde come in at Ludgat had not
one John Harres a merchant-taylor in Watlynge stret [ha]d not
sayd, " I know that theys be Wyettes ancienttes;" but some were
very anggre wyth hym because he sayd soo, but at hys worddes
the gattes ware shutte.
Item the viij. day of Februarij the ducke of Suffolke wyth hys
brother was browte thorrow Londone wyth a goodly company of
spere-men, and soo unto the tower of London.
Item the xij. of Februarij was beheddyd wythin the tower lady
Jane that wolde a bene qwene; and hare husband whose name was
Gylford Dudley at the Tower-hyll.
Item the xiiij. day of the same monyth for the same rebellyon was
hongyd one Vicars a yeman of the garde, Bouthe one of the quenes
fotmen, gret John Nortone, and one Kynge; and in severalle places
abowte London at the gattes, in Chappe syde, and other strettes, to
the number of xxti, the wych ware of London that fled from the
duke of Norfoke; and that same day was iij. hongyd in chanys on
Hay hylle for the offence in rebellyon.
Item the duke of Suffolke was condemnyd at Westmyster the
xvij. day of Februarij; and beheddyd at Towre-hyll the xxiij. day of
the same monyth.
Item the xv. day of March was commytted un-to the tower agayne
the erle of Devenchere.
And the xviij. day of the same monyth was commytted also unto
the tower lady Elzabeth that was the quenes syster, and that was
Item the epestylle masse begane agayne (fn. 35) the ij. day of Aprille.
Item the viij. day of Aprille was a kette hongyd on the gallos (fn. 36) in
Cheppe clothed lyke a preste, and the same day hylde up before
the precher at Polles crosse.
And shortly after the qwenes grace gave a generall pardon for
alle thoye that ware with Wyet, and som(mon)ed a parlament to be
helde at Oxforde, but it was sone rejurnid unto London agayne unto
Item the xj. day of the same monyth was Wyett behedyd at Towre
hylle, and also qwarterd; and hys hedde with one of hys qwarters
sett apon the gallowys, and the hed with the qwarter was stolne
Item the ix. day of Aprille began the opposycions at Oxford by
Thomas Creme (fn. 37) sometyme byshoppe of Cantorbery, Nicolas Rydley
sometyme byshoppe of London, and Hugh Latemer, agayne the
lerdemen (fn. 38) of both the universytes; and there the sayd iij. persons
was condempnyd as erytykes, and soo remaynyd there in presone a
Item the xxvij. of Aprille was beheddyd at Towre hylle the duke
of Suffolkes brother. (fn. 39)
Item the xiiij.day of May was the monday in Wytsone weke and
thene the mayer, aldermen, goldsmythes and fyshemongeres (fn. 40) came a
procession un-to Powlles as they were wonte to doo, but there was
no sensynge; and dyvers other pariches came alle the iij. dayes as
they ware wonte.
Item the xviij. day of May was draune from the tower of London
Thomas a Vane (fn. 41) unto Tyborne, and there put to execucion.
Item the xxiiij. day of May was Corpus Christi day that some
kepte in Colmanstrett, hys name was John Strett, he was in Smythfelde whan the procession of sent the prest, (fn. 42) but he was resysted and
tane and put in Newgatte, and then he faynyd him-selfe madde.
Item the iiij. day of June was tane downe alle the gallos within
Item the x. daye of June was sonday and theme was a goonne
shotte nere Powlles cherch-yerd that the pellyt came nere the
precher's face that preched at Powlles crosses. (fn. 43)
Item the xxij. day of June was a proclamacion made for shottynge
wyth hand-gonnes and berynge of weppons.
Item the furst day of July was . . . . and whereas there
was in the parich of sent Gregory's one John Hylle a cutler [that
was] obstenatt that wolde not beleve in the blyssyd sacrament of the
alter, nor it (sc. yet) tylle the [n ha]d not resevyd it; but he was
conventyd be-fore hys ordenary the dene of Powlles [that] was at
that tyme doctor Facname, (fn. 44)
and soo revokyd hys opynyone opynly
before all the pariche, and askyd them mercy and foryefnes for his
evylle insampulle, and prayd them to pray for hym, and then and
there he reservyd the sacrament opynly befor them alle.
Item the . . day of the same monyth, wher as ther was a mayd
that spake in a walle (fn. 45) in a howse [in] Aldersgat stret stode at the
Powlles crosse before the precher doctor Wymbsle (fn. 46) archedekon of
[Middlesex], and there shoyd alle the hole matter and asked God
mercy and the quene, and alle the pepulle, for ar evy[ll] insampulle.
And the xviij. day of the same monyth stode a man on the pyllery
for the same matter, with a paper and a scryptor on hys hed, that
was consentynge there-to.
Item the x[ix] day of the same monyth the prince of Spayne
came in at Hamtone, and there was goodly resevyd. (fn. 47) And the
xxijti day of the same monyth, the wych was Mary Maudlyne day,
at nyght was commandment gevyn in London to have bonfyers and
belles ryngynge thorrow alle Londone. And the nexte day to have
Te Deum in every church for joye of hym. Item the xxiij. day of
the same monyth he came to Wynchester, be-twene vj. and vij. at
nyght, where he was honorably and goodly resevyd. And the
xxv. day of the same monyth was honorably marryd with gret
solemnite with many honorabull lordys and ladys, and men of
worchypp as it dothe apere, both spiritualle and temporalle. Item
the furst day of August was a proclamacion made in London for
the hole stylle (fn. 48) bothe for the kynge and the qwene and alle ther
domynyons of both. They came not unto London tyll it was the
xviij. day of Aulgust, and then came bothe unto the place in Sothwarke, and lay there that nyght. And the xix. day came into
London, wher they ware goodly resevyd with many pagenttes, as
furst at the brige fotte, and alle the howses on the brigge new
payntyd whyt and yellow, and in Grachhed strett a goodly pagent
and costly; and another in Cornelle; and one at the Gret Condet,
and at the standerd the wayttes of London playnge; and the crosse
in Cheppe new gyltyd and that costly, and the genologe of hym at
the Lyttyll Condet; and alle the crafftes of London stondynge be
the way in their best aparelle in alle the strettes as he came goodly
hangyd, and soo to Powlles; and there was goodly resevyd of the
byshopp wyth the prebenders and the holi (fn. 49) qweer of Powlles, and
soo into the qwere, and there was Te Deum songe. And there was
one came downe from the chapter-howse apon a roppe. And soo
departyd un-to Westmyster. And Ludgatte new payntyd. And a
pagent in Fletstret at the cundet. And so un-to the pallys of
Whythalle. Item on sent Luke's day the kynge came un-to
Powlles, and ther harde masse, and went home agayne.
Thys yer the iij. day of November prechyd at Powlles crosse
doctor (Harpsfield) (fn. 50) , and there was v. men, as iij. prestes and
ij. temporalle men, dyd opyn pennans. The iij. prestes ware
maryd. One was a challon of Esynge spettylle, (fn. 51) and one a blacke
frere, and the iij. an Austyne freer. And this was their pennans:
furst to come owte of the vestre with shettes apone ther backes, and
eche of them a rodde in their honddes wyth a taper lych, (fn. 52) and furst
came and knelyd before the hye aulter, and there the suffrencane
gave them their dyssipline; and than went downe before the crosse:
and whan the precher had tane hys benediccion of the byshoppe in
the myddes of the church, they came downe unto the byshoppe, and
knelyd downe in the myddes of the church, and there had their
dyssiplines of hym, and he kyssyd them; and soo went unto the
crosse, and stode there alle the [sermon] tyme, and there had their
dyssiplines of hym, and he kyssyd them; and soo went unto the
crosse, and stode there alle the [sermon] tyme, and whan he came
unto the beddes (fn. 53) they turnyd unto the precher and knelyd downe
[and asked forgive]ness there of hym, and then he showyd their
oppynyons opynly in the pulpyt.
Item the xij. day [of November] began the parlament at Westmyster, wher as the kynge rode in hys parlament robe, and [the
que]ne in an opyne charret by hym, (fn. 54) on the ryght honde of hym,
goodly aparelde and rychely [in a robe of cri]msone velvyt and
cloth of golde; with alle the lorddes in their parlament robbys bothe
spiritualle [and tempor]alle. And there was [a serm]on, in the
whych was the pope prayd for at the masse of the Holy Gost.
And the nexte day came the convocacion at Powlles, and the
masse of the Holy Gost there also, and a sermon in the qwere
ad clerum, and there the pope was prayd for also by name.
Item the xix. day of November began the pluckynge downe of
the postys at the corte gatte at Westmyster by the hyeway syde for
the play of the Spanyardes that was callyd the cane. (fn. 55)
Item the xxiij. of the same monyth came in the cardnalle Powle
by watter, and soo came unto the corte at Whythalle; and in the
myddes of the brygge the kynge mette hym, and soo eche other
salute other goodly and reverently; and soo wente in unto the
qwene, and soo she mett them at hare gret chamber, and she salutyd
hym; and there they talkyd a whylle, and he departyd un-to the
place at Lambyth the wyche was preparyd for hym.
Item the xxv. day of the same monyth was sent Kateryns day,
and that day was the play at the corte gatte of the cane: in the
wych the kynge with alle the lordes and soch as plesyd hym came
from Dyrraham place (fn. 56) goodly aparelde unto the place, and there
playd, and havyng their targattes on their sholderes; and thankys
be to God that there was no harme done there.
Item the xxviij. day of the same monyth was a sermon in the
qwere of Powlles, and Te Deum songe, with a generall procession (fn. 57) ;
and the byshoppe in hys myter and dyvers other other byshoppes in their
abbettes; the mayer [and] aldermene in their scarlett with their
clokys, and alle the crafttes in their best aparelle; and the nexte
day was procession in every parich in Londone with Te Deum.
Item that same day at afternone came the cardnalle un-to the
corte, and shoyd hys mynde unto the kynge and qwene and the
councelle, with dyvers of the parlament howse, and soo departyd to
Item the ij. day of December after was the furst sonday of Advent,
and that day the sayd cardnalle came unto Powlles, and there was
reseved of the byshoppe of London and the byshoppe of Wynchester,
then beynge chaunsler of Yngland, at the church dore, and alle the
parich churches of the dioses of London, parsons, vicars, and
curattes, in their coppys, with their clarkes holdynge thier crosses
with their banneres.
Item the xvij. of the same monyth came in the prince of [Piedmont (fn. 58) at after-none by watter, and soo to the cortte.
Item the vth day of januarij  was sent Edwardes day and
thene was sett up the scrynne (fn. 59) at Westmyster, and the aulter, with
dyvers juelles that the qwene sent thether.
Item the xxv. day of the same monyth was the Conversione of
sent Paulles day, and then was a generall procession (fn. 60) with the
chelderne of alle the scolles in London, with alle the clarkes, curattes, and parsons, and vikeres, in coppes, with their crossis; and
the qwere of Powlles in lyke wysse; and dyvers byshoppes in their
habettes, and the byshoppe of Londone in hys pontificalles and coppe,
berynge the sacrament under a canyppy, and iiij. prebenttes berynge
it in ther gray amos; and soo up unto Ledynhalle with the mayer
[and] aldermen in scarlet, with their clokes, and alle the crafttes in
their best aray; and soo came downe agayne on the other syde and
soo to Powlles agayne; and then the kynge with my lorde cardnalle
came to Powlles and harde masse, and went home agayne; and at
nyght was commandment gevyn to make bonfiers thorrow alle Londone for joy of the pepulle that ware convertyd lyke wyse as sent
Powlle was convertyd.
Item the iiij. day of Februarij was John Rogers, that was sometyme viker of sent Sepulkeres and reder in Powlles and prebendary
after doctor Royston, (fn. 61) burnyd in Smythfelde for gret herysy. And
Hopper and [blank] send un-to Glociter, and ther to (be) burnyd
lyke wyse; [and di] vers more un-to other places. (fn. 62)
Item on Ester day was a prest at sent Margaryttes at [Westminster bro]kyn on the hedde and on the arme wyth a wood knyffe in
minysterynge of the blyssyd [sacrament] un-to the pepulle in the
church. And soo he (fn. 63) was tane and sent unto the tower of [London], and the thursday after was browte unto Newgate; and the
fryday browte un-to Pow[lles, and] saterday after also, and there
was desgradyd of the byshoppe of London in the con[sis]tery, for he
was . . . . . and a prest before. And there in the presens of the
cheffe justys of the comyne place, the lorde m[ayer], and the shryffes,
and soo commyttyd unto Newgatt agayne; and the xxiiij, day carryd
unto W[estminster] and there burnyd for that same dede.
Item the xxv. day of March was another generalle process[ion],
and then was delyveryd a poddynge unto one of the prebendes goyng
in procession. Item the same man the xxvij. day of that same
monyth was betten with whyppes at the peller in Chepe at the standert.
Item the vij. day of Aprelle the Observanttes ware out in at Grenwych agayne by the bysshopp of Rochester, Morys, (fn. 64) that was some
tyme a blacke freere, at the commandment of the quene.
Item the xxix. day of may another generalle procession unto sent
Maggolles (fn. 65) and soo downe Temstret, and up at Dougat and soo to
Item the xxxth day Cardmaker (fn. 66) with another with hym burnyd
in Smythfelde for heryse.
Item the xxxj. day of the same monyth was a proclamacion for
the blyssyd sacrament and for bokes of scypter. (fn. 67)
Item the xxvij. of June was kept the obijit of the kynges grandhame, (fn. 68) with a goodly herse as ever was sene, and stode a vj. or vij.
Item the xxvj. day of August the jeynge and the qwene came
thorrow the citte, and soo to Grenwyche towarde in hys jurné unto
hys fader the emperar; and there toke hys leffe.
Item the xvj. day of October was burnyd at Oxforde doctor Ridley that was sometyme byshoppe of London, and doctor Lattimer,
for gret herysy.
Item the xxvij. day of September after was the counter in Bredstret removed in-to Wood-strete.
Thys yere was dyvers burnyd in many places in Ynglond. And
the xxvij. day of Januarij  was burnyd in Smythefelde v. men
and too women for great heryse.
Item the iiij. day of November began the parlament at Westmyster. And the xj. day after began the cardnalles senod at Lambyth, and contnewyd telle the xij. day of February after.
Item the mayer with the cittá enterde into Brydwelle.
Item the xxiij. of February was Shroft sonday, and then was leppe
yere, and that day the byshoppe of London Edmonde Boner, the
byshoppe of Lyncolne then beynge [John White], and the byshoppe
of Ely doctor Thyrebe, sattle at Oxforde in commyssoners for the
pope aponne Thomas Creme
(fn. 70) some tyme archebyshoppe of Cantorbert apone hys leggatsheppe and of hys archebyshoppecheppe, and
presthed, wyth alle other ecclesiasticall degres, and presthode, and
soo comyttyd unto the temperalle honddes and jurysdycion.
Item the xxj. day of Marche folowynge was burnyd there and
thether was send by the cownselle the lord John Wyllyams with
dyvers others to see the execucion done.
Item the xxviij. day of the same monyth was Newgatte a fyer;
but, thangkes be to God, that there was but lyttyll harme done, for
it was sone qwenched.
[The . . .] day of May was (blank) ware hongyd, draune and
qwarterd . . . .
Item the xviij. day of the same monyth was captayne Taunton
drawne from the tow[er to Tybo]rne, and there hongyd and qwarterd.
Item this tyme was dyvers burnyd in Smythfelde [for he]rysy.
Item the viij. day of June was draune from the tower of London
unto Tyborne [Throg]mortone, Wooddalle, Stantone, Bedelle, Rosselle, and Darrelle, ware hongyd, hedyd, [and] qwarterd for robery
and tresone. (fn. 71)
Item the viij. day of June was hongyd at Towre-hylle master
[Pec]kams sone and Danyell for gret robery. (fn. 72)
Item the x. day of the same monyth was a yonge man hongyd
within Brydewelle for robery within the sayd howse.
Item in the same monyth [be]gane the procession in every church,
that the chylderne with their parents shuld goo monday, wedysday, fryday, and sondayes with their bokes in their bondes or beddes (fn. 73)
every person, and one of a howse, on payne of forfettynge of xijd.
at every tyme. And the churchwardens with other too that be
shsyne (fn. 74) by the hole paryche; and yf that they doo not loke substancially apon it that then they to forfett ij. s. and the sayd mony to be
bestoyd on the church at the discrecion of the sayd commyssinores;
but it was but lyttyll lokyd apone, and the more pytté.
Item the xviij. day of August the mayer (fn. 75) dynned at the rederes (fn. 76)
denner at the Tempulle, and at after-none whane he was goynge the
swerde was willed to be borne doune in the closter, [but the swordberer woold not (fn. 77) ].
Item in this same monyth was many herytykes browte owte of
Essexe, and owte of other places.
Item the vth day of September was browte thorrow Cheppesyde
teyd in ropes xxiiijti tayd to-getheres as herrytykes, and soo unto the
Lowlers tower. (fn. 78)