Caroline Powys in Winchester - 23 July, 1760

from Plymouth Journal, 1760, page 81:

They have now eight regiments encamped there, seven militia, one of regulars. We saw the Berkshire exercise, who really performed well; the view of a camp and their martial music is very pleasing.

cite as

Caroline Powys, Plymouth Journal, 1760. In Climenson, Emily J. (ed.), Passages from the Diaries of Mrs. Philip Lybbe Powys of Hardwick House, Oxon. A.D. 1756 to 1808 (London, 1899), p. 81. https://led.kmi.open.ac.uk/entity/lexp/1516718406247 accessed: 7 April, 2020

location of experience: Winchester

Listeners

Caroline Powys
1739-1817

Listening to

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Martial music performed by Band of the Berkshire regiment

Experience Information

Date/Time 23 July, 1760
Medium live
Listening Environment in the company of others, outdoors, in public

Originally submitted by lcc5 on Tue, 23 Jan 2018 14:40:06 +0000
Approved on Sun, 28 Jan 2018 14:11:37 +0000