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Record Number: 10209


Reading Experience:

Evidence:

'Every Sunday after breakfast the Bishop of Norwich reads to their Royal Highnesses a practical explanation of the principles of the Christian religion'.

Century:

1700-1799

Date:

Between 1 Jan 1749 and 31 Dec 1759

Country:

England

Time

morning

Place:

city: London

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:

Listener:

Prince George

Age:

Child (0-17)

Gender:

Male

Date of Birth:

1738

Socio-Economic Group:

Royalty / aristocracy

Occupation:

Prince, later monarch

Religion:

Anglican

Country of Origin:

England

Country of Experience:

England

Listeners present if any:
e.g family, servants, friends

n/a


Additional Comments:

later George III



Text Being Read:

Author:

[unknown]

Title:

[explanation of the principles of the Christian religion]

Genre:

Other religious

Form of Text:

Print: Book

Publication Details

n/a

Provenance

unknown


Source Information:

Record ID:

10209

Source:

Print

Author:

Christopher Hibbert

Editor:

n/a

Title:

George III: a personal history

Place of Publication:

London

Date of Publication:

1999

Vol:

n/a

Page:

13

Additional Comments:

n/a

Citation:

Christopher Hibbert, George III: a personal history (London, 1999), p. 13, http://can-red-lec.library.dal.ca/Arts/RED/record_details.php?id=10209, accessed: 29 June 2022


Additional Comments:

None

   
   
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