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Record 12614

Reading Experience:

'Ever since I have read "Rudolph of Wertenberg" I have more pleasure when I walk round this country, as it makes me remember on all that has happen in former times in this part of Switzerland, of which I have been well informed by that book; which I read with the greatst Satisfaction - and that I shall not forget So Soon'.
Century: 1700-1799
Date: Between 1 Jan 1779 and 22 Aug 1794
Country: Switzerland
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:Elizabeth (Betsey) Wynne
Age Child (0-17)
Gender Female
Date of Birth 19 Apr 1779
Socio-economic group: Gentry
Occupation: n/a
Religion: Catholic
Country of origin: England
Country of experience: Switzerland
Listeners present if any:
(e.g. family, servants, friends, workmates)
Additional comments: n/a


Text Being Read:

Author: [unknown]
Title: Rudolph of Wertenberg
Genre: Unknown
Form of Text: Print: Book
Publication details: n/a
Provenance: unknown


Source Information:

Record ID: 12614  
Source - Print  
  Author: n/a
  Editor: Anne Fremantle
  Title: The Wynne Diaries
  Place of Publication: London
  Date of Publication: 1935
  Vol: I
  Page: 261
  Additional comments: n/a

Citation: Anne Fremantle (ed.), The Wynne Diaries (London, 1935), I, p. 261,, accessed: 27 February 2024

Additional comments:

I have not been able to find a book of this title. NB in 1794, April, Betsey says that she has turned sixteen - this would make her birth date 1778, not 1779 - but Fremantle gives it as 1779.



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