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Record Number: 9145


Reading Experience:

Evidence:

Mary Berry, Journal, 21 February 1809: 'This morning I went to the [Middle] Temple to Mr. Lysons', to see some very ancient MSS. of the time of Henry IV., Edward IV., and Richard III., &c. &c., of which he is the depositary, as "Keeper of the Records in the Tower."'

Century:

1800-1849

Date:

21 Feb 1809

Country:

England

Time

morning

Place:

city: London
specific address: Middle Temple

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:

Mary Berry

Age:

Adult (18-100+)

Gender:

Female

Date of Birth:

16 Mar 1763

Socio-Economic Group:

Professional / academic / merchant / farmer

Occupation:

Writer/editor

Religion:

Anglican

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:

unknown

Title:

[C14th-C15th manuscripts]

Genre:

Unknown

Form of Text:

Manuscript: Unknown

Publication Details

n/a

Provenance

read in situ


Source Information:

Record ID:

9145

Source:

Print

Author:

n/a

Editor:

Lady Theresa Lewis

Title:

Extracts of the Journals and Correspondence of Miss Berry From the Year 1783 to 1852

Place of Publication:

London

Date of Publication:

1865

Vol:

2

Page:

376

Additional Comments:

n/a

Citation:

Lady Theresa Lewis (ed.), Extracts of the Journals and Correspondence of Miss Berry From the Year 1783 to 1852 (London, 1865), 2, p. 376, http://can-red-lec.library.dal.ca/Arts/RED/record_details.php?id=9145, accessed: 29 November 2022


Additional Comments:

None

   
   
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