Lady Louisa Petty-Fitzmaurice in Westminster Abbey - 8 September, 1831

from Letter from Lady Louisa Fitzmaurice to Harriot Mundy (née Frampton), 12 September 1831, pages 375–376:

My dear Harriot,—I think you will like to hear of the Coronation [of William IV], as you had so many friends acting in it. I went there as a spectator, with Miss Fox, Caroline and Horatia Feilding, and Tom Strangways, who undertook to take care of us. Uncle John Strangways and Stephen joined us at the Abbey. Papa walked in the procession as President of the Council, and his coronet was carried by Stavordale. We were so sorry that my brother Henry was not here, as he would have enjoyed it so much. Uncle Harry [Earl of Ilchester] was, of course, in his place as a peer,…   more >>

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Louisa Fitzmaurice, Letter from Lady Louisa Fitzmaurice to Harriot Mundy (née Frampton), 12 September 1831. In Harriet Georgiana Mundy (ed.), The Journal of Mary Frampton, from the Year 1779, until the year 1846 (London, 1885), p. 375–376. https://led.kmi.open.ac.uk/entity/lexp/1535539402672 accessed: 19 October, 2021

location of experience: Westminster Abbey

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Music at the coronation of William IV

Experience Information

Date/Time 8 September, 1831
Medium live
Listening Environment in the company of others, indoors, in public

Notes

An editor's footnote in the text identifies Lady Louisa as the daughter of Lord and Lady Lansdowne. In 1831, Lord Lansdowne was Henry Petty-Fitzmaurice, 3rd Marquess of Lansdowne.


Originally submitted by lcc5 on Wed, 29 Aug 2018 11:43:24 +0100
Approved on Thu, 06 Sep 2018 15:19:39 +0100