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Record 2034

Reading Experience:

Byron to Lady Melbourne, 11 January 1813: 'I have been looking over my Kinsham premises which are close to a church and churchyard full of the most facetious Epitaphs I ever read - "Adue"! (a new orthography taken from one of them) I commend me to your orisons ... '
Century: 1800-1849
Date: Between 1 Jan 1813 and 11 Jan 1813
Country: England
Time: n/a
Place: other location: churchyard, Kinsham
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:George Gordon, Lord Byron
Age Adult (18-100+)
Gender Male
Date of Birth 22 Jan 1788
Socio-economic group: Royalty / aristocracy
Occupation: Writer
Religion: Agnostic
Country of origin: England
Country of experience: England
Listeners present if any:
(e.g. family, servants, friends, workmates)
Additional comments: n/a


Text Being Read:

Title: [epitaphs]
Genre: Unknown
Form of Text: Manuscript: tombstone epitaphs
Publication details: n/a
Provenance: read in situ


Source Information:

Record ID: 2034  
Source - Print  
  Author: George Gordon Lord Byron
  Editor: Leslie A. Marchand
  Title: Byron's Letters and Journals
  Place of Publication: London
  Date of Publication: 1973
  Vol: 3
  Page: 13
  Additional comments: n/a

Citation: George Gordon Lord Byron, Leslie A. Marchand (ed.), Byron's Letters and Journals (London, 1973), 3, p. 13,, accessed: 07 February 2023

Additional comments:



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