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Record 18497

Reading Experience:

'As you like sometimes high treason, I send you a copy of the verses written by Lord Byron on the discovery of the bodies of Charles the First and Henry the Eighth: you may communicate it to any of your friends you please'.
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:Princess Caroline, Princess of Wales
Age Adult (18-100+)
Gender Female
Date of Birth 17 May 1768
Socio-economic group: Royalty / aristocracy
Occupation: Princess of Wales
Religion: n/a
Country of origin: Germany
Country of experience: England
Listeners present if any:
(e.g. family, servants, friends, workmates)
Additional comments: n/a


Text Being Read:

Author: George Gordon, Lord Byron
Title: [possibly lines from 'The Corsair' =- 'Weep, Daughter of a Royal Line']
Genre: Poetry
Form of Text: Manuscript: Unknown
Publication details: n/a
Provenance: owned


Source Information:

Record ID: 18497  
Source - Print  
  Author: Charlotte Bury
  Editor: A. Francis Steuart
  Title: Diary of a Lady-in-Waiting, The
  Place of Publication: London
  Date of Publication: 1908
  Vol: II
  Page: 389
  Additional comments: n/a

Citation: Charlotte Bury, A. Francis Steuart (ed.), Diary of a Lady-in-Waiting, The (London, 1908), II, p. 389,, accessed: 25 July 2024

Additional comments:

Date unknown - but around 1814



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