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Record Number: 12821


Reading Experience:

Evidence:

'Spent a very agreeable day at home; had a delightful lesson of Cramer; wrote a long letter to Angelo, and amused myself in reading the "History of the Church". Was particularly struck with the character of Pulcheria Theodosius's sister'.

Century:

1800-1849

Date:

21 Jun 1803

Country:

England

Time

n/a

Place:

county: Oxfordshire

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:

Harriet Wynne

Age:

Child (0-17)

Gender:

Female

Date of Birth:

n/a

Socio-Economic Group:

Gentry

Occupation:

n/a

Religion:

Catholic

Country of Origin:

England

Country of Experience:

England

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

n/a


Additional Comments:

n/a



Text Being Read:

Author:

[possibly] Eusebius

Title:

[possibly] The History of the Church from Christ to Constantine

Genre:

Other religious, History

Form of Text:

Print: Book

Publication Details

n/a

Provenance

unknown


Source Information:

Record ID:

12821

Source:

Print

Author:

n/a

Editor:

Anne Fremantle

Title:

The Wynne Diaries

Place of Publication:

London

Date of Publication:

1940

Vol:

III

Page:

80

Additional Comments:

n/a

Citation:

Anne Fremantle (ed.), The Wynne Diaries (London, 1940), III, p. 80, http://can-red-lec.library.dal.ca/Arts/RED/record_details.php?id=12821, accessed: 24 April 2024


Additional Comments:

None

   
   
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