Lady Lyttelton in Lövstad Castle, nr. Norrköping, Sweden - early October, 1813

from Letter from Lady Sarah Lyttelton to her mother, Countess Spencer, [early October] 1813, pages 162–164:

We performed our plan of visiting the Comtesse Piper; but found it quite impossible to leave her after one day, and accordingly spent two whole ones in her great house. […] She received us with extreme kindness, and I am sure I would give a great deal to have staid a few weeks at Löfstad. The rest of the company there were her two sons, and the wife and belle-mère of the eldest, and the Duc de Pienne. […] The order of the house is altogether, I dare say, very French—everybody doing just what they…   more >>

cite as

Sarah Spencer Lady Lyttelton, Letter from Lady Sarah Lyttelton to her mother, Countess Spencer, [early October] 1813. In Hon. Mrs. Hugh Wyndham (ed.), Correspondence of Sarah Spencer, Lady Lyttelton 1787–1870 (London, 1912), p. 162–164. accessed: 29 November, 2023

location of experience: Lövstad Castle, nr. Norrköping, Sweden


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

Listening to

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Vocal duets and trios
written by Italian composers
performed by the family of Countess Sophie Piper

Experience Information

Date/Time early October, 1813
Medium live
Listening Environment in the company of others, in private, indoors


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 Mon, 05 Nov 2018 15:06:45 +0000
Approved on Tue, 06 Nov 2018 13:44:50 +0000