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Record 22008

Reading Experience:

H. R. H. Prince Albert to Alfred Tennyson, 17 May 1860: 'Will you forgive me if I intrude upon your leisure with a request which I have thought some little time of making, viz. that you would be good enough to write your name in the accompanying volume of your "Idylls of the King"? You would thus add a peculiar interest to the book, containing those beautiful songs, from the perusal of which I derived the greatest enjoyment.'
Century: 1850-1899
Date: Between 1 Jan 1859 and 17 May 1860
Country: n/a
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:Prince Albert
Age Adult (18-100+)
Gender Male
Date of Birth 1819
Socio-economic group: Royalty / aristocracy
Occupation: Prince Consort to Queen Victoria
Religion: n/a
Country of origin: Bavaria
Country of experience: n/a
Listeners present if any:
(e.g. family, servants, friends, workmates)
Additional comments: n/a


Text Being Read:

Author: Alfred Tennyson
Title: Idylls of the King
Genre: Fiction, Poetry
Form of Text: Print: Book
Publication details: n/a
Provenance: owned


Source Information:

Record ID: 22008  
Source - Print  
  Author: Hallam Tennyson
  Editor: n/a
  Title: Alfred Lord Tennyson: A Memoir by his Son
  Place of Publication: London
  Date of Publication: 1897
  Vol: 1
  Page: 455
  Additional comments: n/a

Citation: Hallam Tennyson, Alfred Lord Tennyson: A Memoir by his Son (London, 1897), 1, p. 455,, accessed: 01 July 2022

Additional comments:



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