Charles C.F. Greville et al. in Apsley House, London - 7 September, 1831

from Journal entry, 8 September 1831, page 189:

Dined with the Duke of Wellington yesterday; thirty-one people, very handsome, and the Styrian Minstrels playing and singing all dinner time, a thing I never saw before.

cite as

Charles C.F. Greville, Journal entry, 8 September 1831. In Henry Reeve (ed.), The Greville Memoirs: A Journal of the Reigns of King George IV and King William IV, volume 2 (London, 1874), p. 189. accessed: 1 March, 2024

location of experience: Apsley House, London


Charles C.F. Greville
Clerk-in-ordinary to the Privy Council, Political and social diarist, Private secretary
Arthur Wellesley
Officer (armed forces), Politician, Prime Minister of the United Kingdom

Listening to

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Unspecified music performed by Styrian minstrels

Experience Information

Date/Time 7 September, 1831
Medium live
Listening Environment in the company of others, in private, indoors

Originally submitted by lcc5 on Fri, 22 Jun 2018 16:50:37 +0100
Approved on Sat, 30 Jun 2018 19:19:24 +0100