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Record 22756

Reading Experience:

Transcribed in Elizabeth Lyttelton's hand, verses by Lady Jane Grey beginning: 'be Constant be Constant Feare not for Pain'.
Century: 1600-1699, 1700-1799
Date: Between 1 Jan 1670 and 31 Dec 1713
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:Elizabeth Lyttelton
Age Adult (18-100+)
Gender Female
Date of Birth 1648
Socio-economic group: Royalty / aristocracy
Occupation: unknown
Religion: unknown
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:

Author: Lady Jane Grey
Title: 'Be Constant'
Genre: Poetry
Form of Text: Print: Book
Publication details: Printed in John Foxe, Actes and Monuments (1583), p. 1421
Provenance: owned


Source Information:

Record ID: 22756  
  Source - Manuscript
  Author: Elizabeth Lyttelton
  Title: Elizabeth Lyttelton's Commonplace Book
  Location: Cambridge University Library
  Call no: MS Add. 8460
  Page/folio: 3r

Citation: Elizabeth Lyttelton, Elizabeth Lyttelton's Commonplace Book Cambridge University Library, p. MS Add. 8460, p. 3r,, accessed: 04 December 2023

Additional comments:

By kind permission of Scriptorium: Medieval and Early Modern Manuscripts Online ( See for digitised image.



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