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Record Number: 524


Reading Experience:

Evidence:

Masenger - Believe ye are to blame, much to blame Lady; [...] That Feel a Weight of Sorrow through their Souls.

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

n/a


Additional Comments:

n/a



Text Being Read:

Author:

Philip Massinger

Title:

The Very Woman

Genre:

Drama

Form of Text:

Print: Book

Publication Details

n/a

Provenance

unknown


Source Information:

Record ID:

524

Source:

Manuscript

Author:

Gertrude Savile

Title:

Journal

Location:

Nottinghamshire Archives

Call No:

MS 212/10/3

Page/Folio:

f .IV

Additional Information:

n/a

Citation:

Gertrude Savile, Journal, Nottinghamshire Archives, MS 212/10/3, f .IV, http://www.open.ac.uk/Arts/reading/UK/record_details.php?id=524, accessed: 14 June 2024


Additional Comments:

None

   
   
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