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Record 25357

Reading Experience:

From the 1806-1840 Commonplace book of an unknown reader. 'These very pretty rhymes were written in the times of Elizabeth and James!!'. Follows a transcription of 'The Old Courtier', beginning 'An old song made by an aged fate,/ Of an old worshipful Gentleman that had a great estate...' and 'The Young Courtier', beginning 'Like a flourishing young gallant, newly come to his land'.
Century: 1800-1849
Date: unknown
Country: England
Time: n/a
Place: n/a
Type of Experience (Reader):
silent aloud unknown
solitary in company unknown
single serial unknown
Type of Experience (Listener):
solitary in company unknown
single serial unknown

Reader/Listener/Reading Group:

Reader: anon
Age Unknown
Gender Female
Date of Birth n/a
Socio-economic group: Unknown/NA
Occupation: unknown
Religion: unknown
Country of origin: unknown
Country of experience: England
Listeners present if any:
(e.g. family, servants, friends, workmates)
Additional comments: n/a


Text Being Read:

Author: anon [Traditional]
Title: The Old and Young Courtier
Genre: Poetry, traditional folk song
Form of Text: Unknown
Publication details: n/a
Provenance: unknown


Source Information:

Record ID: 25357  
  Source - Manuscript
  Author: n/a
  Title: Lady's Commonplace book, Garrow 1823
  Location: Private Collection
  Call no: CP1
  Page/folio: n/a

Citation: anon, Lady's Commonplace book, Garrow 1823 Private Collection, p. CP1, p. n/a,, accessed: 18 July 2019

Additional comments:



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