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Record 525

Reading Experience:

I fear to tempt this stormy sea the World, Whose every Beach is strew'd with wrecks of wretches, That daily perish in it. - Rows Ambitious Stepmother
Century: 1700-1799
Date: 7 Jan 1728
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:Gertrude Savile
Age Adult (18-100+)
Gender Female
Date of Birth 22 Jan 1697
Socio-economic group: Royalty / aristocracy
Occupation: sister of George, 7th Baronet Savile, Lord of Rufford, from whom she gained an allowance
Religion: Protestant
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: Nicholas Rowe
Title: The Ambitious Step-Mother. A Tragedy...
Genre: Drama
Form of Text: Print: Book
Publication details: n/a
Provenance: unknown


Source Information:

Record ID: 525  
  Source - Manuscript
  Author: Gertrude Savile
  Title: Journal
  Location: Nottinghamshire Archives
  Call no: MS 212/10/3
  Page/folio: f .IV

Citation: Gertrude Savile, Journal Nottinghamshire Archives, p. MS 212/10/3, p. f .IV,, accessed: 23 September 2023

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