Dame Merouda Pendray

her chronicle


This is both a research project and an experiment in creating a diary in the style of a Tudor-era woman. Research notes are usually found here, and my primary journal is here.

15 March 2017

On ys day, I received word by way of Master Iohann von Metten yt ye good baroness, Mistress Alice of Kent, hath died. Master Iohann sent forward this news, having had it of one Marcella, 7 her missiue said yt ye good Alice died at the hospital owned by the Franciscans, called Elmbroke. Et so I know yt she had good help and comfort as her soul departed, 7 surely she meets with her hosbund, Baron Antonio, whom we called Price, 7 her daughter. 7 this year hath been heuy with ye duties of death, for so also haue Baron Duhgall died, 7 Daniel ye German, 7 Maria of Hoyse Moore, 7 Goodman Mark of Ceneleg, 7 Mark ye broder of Thomas Hallr Knnutsen, et others so sick yt death came near ym, 7 I am burdened wh ys worry.