Florence Younghusband et al. in Westminster Cathedral - 15 November, 1918

from Diary of Georgina Lee, 15 Nov. 1918, pages 277-278:

Today, just as I was preparing to go to the Belgian workroom, Florence Younghusband ran in rather breathlessly, telling me to be quick and come with her, Muz too, to the Te Deum Service at Westminster Cathedral, for King Albert... We had very good seats, thanks to our ‘reserved’ tickets, near the High Altar, and by the aisle up which Cardinal Bourne passed. He officiated in all the splendour of his scarlet robes and was surrounded with ecclesiastics. The King of the Belgians was represented by Princess Clementine, who was accompanied by her husband, Victor Napoleon. It was a most …   more >>
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Georgina Lee, Diary of Georgina Lee, 15 Nov. 1918. In Gavin Roynon (ed.), Home fires burning : the Great War diaries of Georgina Lee (Stroud, 2006), p. 277-278. http://led.kmi.open.ac.uk/entity/lexp/1401896542980 accessed: 20 November, 2017

location of experience: Westminster Cathedral

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The Brabançonne

Experience Information

Date/Time 15 November, 1918
Medium live
Listening Environment indoors, in the company of others, in public

Notes

Georgina began to keep her diary at the outbreak of war, as a record for her son Harry, then 9 months old.


Originally submitted by hgb3 on Wed, 04 Jun 2014 16:42:23 +0100