Frances Calvert in Grosvenor Chapel, London - 8 September, 1805

from Journal entry, 9 September 1805, page 52:

There was a funeral oration at Grosvenor Chapel, and fine anthems sung. The Chapel hung in black, and lit with tapers, the crowd and heat so dreadful, that people were nearly killed.

cite as

Frances Calvert, Journal entry, 9 September 1805. In Mrs. Warrenne [Alice E.] Blake (ed.), An Irish Beauty of the Regency: Compiled from “Mes Souvenirs”—the unpublished journals of the Hon. Mrs. Calvert 1789–1822 (London, 1911), p. 52. https://led.kmi.open.ac.uk/entity/lexp/1530176076088 accessed: 22 May, 2022

location of experience: Grosvenor Chapel, London

Listeners

Frances Calvert
Wife of Nicolson Calvert MP
1767-1859

Listening to

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Anthems

Experience Information

Date/Time 8 September, 1805
Medium live
Listening Environment in the company of others, indoors, in public

Notes

In her journal, Frances Calvert describes the events of the previous day.


Originally submitted by lcc5 on Thu, 28 Jun 2018 09:54:36 +0100
Approved on Sun, 01 Jul 2018 14:45:20 +0100