Charles C.F. Greville in Westminster - between 22 June, 1818 and 24 June, 1818

from Journal entry, 24 June 1818, page 3:

The elections are carried on with great violence, and every day we hear of fresh contests being in agitation. The disgraceful scenes which have taken place in Westminster excite universal shame and indignation […] It is supposed that Burdett has laid out 10,000l. on this election, though his friends do not acknowledge that he has spent anything. It is clear that the open houses, cockades, and bands of music we have seen these three days were not procured for nothing.

cite as

Charles C.F. Greville, Journal entry, 24 June 1818. In Henry Reeve (ed.), The Greville Memoirs: A Journal of the Reigns of King George IV and King William IV, volume 1 (London, 1874), p. 3. accessed: 22 April, 2024

location of experience: Westminster


Charles C.F. Greville
Clerk-in-ordinary to the Privy Council, Political and social diarist, Private secretary

Listening to

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Band music to accompany electioneering

Experience Information

Date/Time between 22 June, 1818 and 24 June, 1818
Medium live
Listening Environment in the company of others, outdoors, in public

Originally submitted by lcc5 on Fri, 22 Jun 2018 10:33:01 +0100
Approved on Sat, 30 Jun 2018 16:59:28 +0100