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Record Number: 28507


Reading Experience:

Evidence:

'loud... parts of it forcibly stated, but too inflamatory'

Century:

1800-1849

Date:

14 Jan 1844

Country:

England

Time

n/a

Place:

county: Yorkshire
specific address: Castle Howard

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:

G. W. F. Howard, Lord Morpeth

Age:

Adult (18-100+)

Gender:

Male

Date of Birth:

18 Apr 1802

Socio-Economic Group:

Royalty / aristocracy

Occupation:

Aristocrat and Politician

Religion:

Liberal Anglican

Country of Origin:

England

Country of Experience:

England

Listeners present if any:
e.g family, servants, friends

n/a


Additional Comments:

Lord Morpeth became 7th Earl of Carlisle in 1848.



Text Being Read:

Author:

Henry Melvill

Title:

Sermon on Protestantism and Popery

Genre:

Sermon

Form of Text:

Print: Book

Publication Details

n/a

Provenance

owned


Source Information:

Record ID:

28507

Source:

Manuscript

Author:

G. W. F. Howard, Lord Morpeth

Title:

Carlisle MSS

Location:

Castle Howard

Call No:

J19/8/2

Page/Folio:

n/a

Additional Information:

Diary entry for January 14th 1844

Citation:

G. W. F. Howard, Lord Morpeth, Carlisle MSS, Castle Howard, J19/8/2, http://www.open.ac.uk/Arts/reading/UK/record_details.php?id=28507, accessed: 16 June 2024


Additional Comments:

Based on other diary entries, the 'loud' in the quotation almost certainly refers to how the book was read rather than an opinion of its contents.

   
   
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