Lady Lyttelton in Spencer House, London - 4 June, 1808

from Letter from Lady Sarah Spencer to her brother, the Hon. Robert Spencer, 4 June 1808, page 15:

To-day at least I must not say I am without subjects when all around me the peals of bells, the firing of guns, the distant rolling of birthday carriages, ought to inspire anybody with a sort of almost poetical verve[.]

cite as

Sarah Spencer Lady Lyttelton, Letter from Lady Sarah Spencer to her brother, the Hon. Robert Spencer, 4 June 1808. In Hon. Mrs. Hugh Wyndham (ed.), Correspondence of Sarah Spencer, Lady Lyttelton 1787–1870 (London, 1912), p. 15. https://led.kmi.open.ac.uk/entity/lexp/1540910126496 accessed: 22 October, 2021

location of experience: Spencer House, London

Listeners

Lady Lyttelton
Governess to Queen Victoria's children 1842-50, Lady of the Bedchamber 1838-42
1787-1870

Listening to

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Bells to celebrate the 70th birthday of King George III

Experience Information

Date/Time 4 June, 1808
Medium live
Listening Environment in private, indoors

Notes

Lady Sarah Spencer married William Henry Lyttelton on 3 March 1813, after which she was known as Lady Lyttelton. He succeeded his half-brother as 3rd Baron Lyttelton in 1828.


Originally submitted by lcc5 on Tue, 30 Oct 2018 14:35:29 +0000
Approved on Tue, 06 Nov 2018 12:44:23 +0000