Henry Matthews in St Peter's, Rome - 18 January, 1818

from The Diary of an invalid, being the journal of a tour... in Portugal, Italy, Switzerland and France, 1817-1819, pages 134-136:

A grand fête in St. Peter's. The Pope was borne into the church on the shoulders of men, seated in his chair of state, making continually, as he passed along, the sign of the cross in the air with the two fore-fingers of his right hand.

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Henry Matthews, The Diary of an invalid, being the journal of a tour... in Portugal, Italy, Switzerland and France, 1817-1819, volume 5th edition (London, 1835), p. 134-136. https://led.kmi.open.ac.uk/entity/lexp/1518780142313 accessed: 4 April, 2020

location of experience: St Peter's, Rome

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Henry Matthews
Judge, travel writer
1789-1828

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Catholic Mass

Experience Information

Date/Time 18 January, 1818
Medium live
Listening Environment in the company of others, indoors, in public

Originally submitted by 5011Henning on Fri, 16 Feb 2018 11:22:22 +0000
Approved on Wed, 28 Mar 2018 16:52:15 +0100