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Record Number: 525


Reading Experience:

Evidence:

I fear to tempt this stormy sea the World, Whose every Beach is strew'd with wrecks of wretches, That daily perish in it. - Rows Ambitious Stepmother

Century:

1700-1799

Date:

7 Jan 1728

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:

Gertrude Savile

Age:

Adult (18-100+)

Gender:

Female

Date of Birth:

22 Jan 1697

Socio-Economic Group:

Royalty / aristocracy

Occupation:

sister of George, 7th Baronet Savile, Lord of Rufford, from whom she gained an allowance

Religion:

Protestant

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:

Nicholas Rowe

Title:

The Ambitious Step-Mother. A Tragedy...

Genre:

Drama

Form of Text:

Print: Book

Publication Details

n/a

Provenance

unknown


Source Information:

Record ID:

525

Source:

Manuscript

Author:

Gertrude Savile

Title:

Journal

Location:

Nottinghamshire Archives

Call No:

MS 212/10/3

Page/Folio:

f .IV

Citation:

Gertrude Savile, Journal Nottinghamshire Archives, p. MS 212/10/3, p. f .IV, http://can-red-lec.library.dal.ca/Arts/RED/record_details.php?id=525, accessed: 29 November 2022


Additional Comments:

None

   
   
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