On This Day in Trinity House History – 21 July

1669

Trinity House asks Mr. Clutterbuck for a new burial cloth

Trinity House Court Minute:

“Order to Mr. Clutterbuck, on a voyage to Leghorn to buy velvet for a cloth to lay over the members when they go to burial, the former one being much decayed and worn.”

Leghorn was the traditional English name for Livorno, a port city on the Ligurian Sea on the western coast of Tuscany, Italy.

Livorno map 17th Century

Livorno map 17th Century

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