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Record Number: 12624


Reading Experience:

Evidence:

'I read in the English newspapers an attempt has been made against the life of Louis XVIII as this unfortunate Prince was retiring from the armee of Conde... [the full story is then summarised, with no reaction]'

Century:

1700-1799

Date:

6 Dec 1796

Country:

Italy

Time

n/a

Place:

city: Porto Ferrajo
county: Elba

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:

Eugenia Wynne

Age:

Child (0-17)

Gender:

Female

Date of Birth:

1780

Socio-Economic Group:

Gentry

Occupation:

n/a

Religion:

Catholic

Country of Origin:

England

Country of Experience:

Italy

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

n/a


Additional Comments:

n/a



Text Being Read:

Author:

[n/a]

Title:

[English newspapers]

Genre:

Politics, Ephemera

Form of Text:

Print: Newspaper

Publication Details

n/a

Provenance

unknown


Source Information:

Record ID:

12624

Source:

Print

Author:

n/a

Editor:

Anne Fremantle

Title:

The Wynne Diaries

Place of Publication:

London

Date of Publication:

1937

Vol:

II

Page:

138-9

Additional Comments:

n/a

Citation:

Anne Fremantle (ed.), The Wynne Diaries (London, 1937), II, p. 138-9, http://can-red-lec.library.dal.ca/Arts/RED/record_details.php?id=12624, accessed: 26 November 2022


Additional Comments:

None

   
   
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