Charles C.F. Greville in Rome - 1 June, 1830, at night

from Journal entry, 1 June 1830, page 387:

In the evening looked into the Church and Piazza of San Lorenzo in Lucina. The church is hung with drapery, adorned with statues, and illuminated by innumerable wax candles. The piazza is illuminated too, and …   more >>

cite as

Charles C.F. Greville, Journal entry, 1 June 1830. 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. 387. accessed: 15 July, 2024

location of experience: Rome


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

Listening to

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Church bells
Music for military band performed by A military band

Experience Information

Date/Time 1 June, 1830, at night
Medium live
Listening Environment in the company of others, outdoors, in public


The previous day the standard of the 'new' saint Francisco Carraccioli had been carried in procession from St Peter's to the church of San Lorenzo in Lucina. Charles Greville wrote an account of the procession in his diary: see LE no. 1529676770175.

Originally submitted by lcc5 on Fri, 22 Jun 2018 15:25:26 +0100
Approved on Sat, 30 Jun 2018 18:54:54 +0100