Garter Ceremony

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Folger Website 1589

Dec 16,Tues: at Windsor, Installation of two Knights of the Garter elected in April: Henry Radcliffe, 4th Earl of Sussex; Thomas Sackville, 1st Lord Buckhurst. Installed by the Queen’s Commissioners: Charles 2nd Lord Howard of Effingham; William Brooke 10th Lord Cobham.

John Stephenson, Keeper of the Standing Wardrobe at Windsor Castle, ‘making ready the Dean of Windsor’s house and Sir Henry Neville’s lodging, for the coming of the noblemen to be installed of the honourable Order of the Garter, for himself and four labourers six days, and for setting things in order afterwards other six days’, 52s.T