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Record 2654

Reading Experience:

Byron's "Detached Thoughts" (15 October 1821-18 May 1822), 15 October 1821: 'At the Opposition Meeting of the peers in 1812 at Lord Grenville's -- when Ld. Grey and he read to us the correspondence upon Moira's negotiation -- I sate next to the present Duke of Grafton -- when it was over -- I turned to him -- & said "What is to be done next?" -- "Wake the Duke of Norfolk["] (who was snoring away near us) replied he ...'
Century: 1800-1849
Date: Between 1 Jan 1812 and 31 Dec 1812
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:William Wyndham Lord Grenville
Age Adult (18-100+)
Gender Male
Date of Birth 25 Oct 1759
Socio-economic group: Royalty / aristocracy
Occupation: politician
Religion: Christian
Country of origin: England
Country of experience: England
Listeners present if any:
(e.g. family, servants, friends, workmates)
Charles, 2nd Earl Grey George Gordon, Lord Byron George Henry Fitzroy
Additional comments: n/a


Text Being Read:

Author: unknown
Title: Correspondence re Francis Rawdon Hastings, second Earl of Moira
Genre: Politics
Form of Text: Manuscript: Letter
Publication details: n/a
Provenance: unknown


Source Information:

Record ID: 2654  
Source - Print  
  Author: George Gordon Lord Byron
  Editor: Leslie A. Marchand
  Title: Byron's Letters and Journals
  Place of Publication: London
  Date of Publication: 1979
  Vol: 9
  Page: 27
  Additional comments: n/a

Citation: George Gordon Lord Byron, Leslie A. Marchand (ed.), Byron's Letters and Journals (London, 1979), 9, p. 27,, accessed: 29 February 2024

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