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Record 10208

Reading Experience:

'The hours from seven to nine were spent in reading some useful and entertaining books such as Addison's works and particularly his political papers'
Century: 1700-1799
Date: Between 1 Jan 1749 and 31 Dec 1759
Country: England
Time: evening: from 7pm to 9pm
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:Prince George
Age Child (0-17)
Gender Male
Date of Birth 1738
Socio-economic group: Royalty / aristocracy
Occupation: Prince, later monarch
Religion: Anglican
Country of origin: England
Country of experience: England
Listeners present if any:
(e.g. family, servants, friends, workmates)
Additional comments: [later George III]


Text Being Read:

Author: Joseph Addison
Title: [Political works]
Genre: Politics
Form of Text: Print: Book
Publication details: n/a
Provenance: unknown


Source Information:

Record ID: 10208  
Source - Print  
  Author: Christopher Hibbert
  Editor: n/a
  Title: George III: a personal history
  Place of Publication: London
  Date of Publication: 1999
  Vol: n/a
  Page: 13
  Additional comments: n/a

Citation: Christopher Hibbert, George III: a personal history (London, 1999), p. 13,, accessed: 06 February 2023

Additional comments:



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