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Record Number: 25357


Reading Experience:

Evidence:

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

n/a


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, http://can-red-lec.library.dal.ca/Arts/RED/record_details.php?id=25357, accessed: 09 December 2022


Additional Comments:

None

   
   
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