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Record Number: 19910


Reading Experience:

Evidence:

'Here entered our kind Host, and brought us a Paper called the [italics] Champion [end italics], in which was a very humorous Piece of Advice to all who went to Court, to wear Shields on their Bums, this was so [italics] Mal a propos [end italics] that it raised our Mirth'

Century:

1700-1799

Date:

From: 3 Jun 1740

Country:

England

Time

n/a

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:

Reader:

Laetitia Pilkington

Age:

Adult (18-100+)

Gender:

Male

Date of Birth:

1708

Socio-Economic Group:

Clergy (includes all denominations)

Occupation:

clergyman's wife, divorced; poet

Religion:

Anglican

Country of Origin:

Ireland

Country of Experience:

England

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

n/a


Additional Comments:

n/a



Text Being Read:

Author:

[n/a]

Title:

Champion, The

Genre:

Ephemera

Form of Text:

Print: Newspaper, Pamphlet

Publication Details

edited by Henry Fielding; June 3rd 1740 issue

Provenance

read in situ


Source Information:

Record ID:

19910

Source:

Print

Author:

Laetitia Pilkington

Editor:

A.C. Elias

Title:

Memoirs of Laetitia Pilkington

Place of Publication:

Athens GA

Date of Publication:

1997

Vol:

I

Page:

171

Additional Comments:

n/a

Citation:

Laetitia Pilkington, A.C. Elias (ed.), Memoirs of Laetitia Pilkington (Athens GA, 1997), I, p. 171, http://can-red-lec.library.dal.ca/Arts/RED/record_details.php?id=19910, accessed: 07 December 2022


Additional Comments:

Date of birth 1708 or 1709

   
   
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