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Record Number: 28525


Reading Experience:

Evidence:

'we have been much pleased with itů it is clear, well put together, skillfully developed, & the argument for a complete change of ecclesiastical policy comes out all but irresistibly. Perhaps he does not lay the stress he ought on Irish idiosyncracy, but still that does not touch the real question of our conduct to them'

Century:

1800-1849

Date:

6 Apr 1845

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:

Charles Greville

Title:

Past and Present Policy of England Towards Island

Genre:

Politics

Form of Text:

Print: Book

Publication Details

n/a

Provenance

unknown


Source Information:

Record ID:

28525

Source:

Manuscript

Author:

G. W. F. Howard, Lord Morpeth

Title:

Carlisle MSS

Location:

Castle Howard

Call No:

J19/8/7

Page/Folio:

n/a

Additional Information:

Diary entry for April 6th 1845

Citation:

G. W. F. Howard, Lord Morpeth, Carlisle MSS, Castle Howard, J19/8/7, http://www.open.ac.uk/Arts/reading/UK/record_details.php?id=28525, accessed: 14 June 2024


Additional Comments:

The title is given as 'on Ireland'. The diary entry makes it clear that more than one member of the Howard family had read this work.

   
   
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