Lady Lyttelton in Windsor Castle - between 8 November, 1839 and 9 November, 1839

from Letter from Lady Sarah Lyttelton to her daughter, the Hon. Caroline Lyttelton, 9 November 1839, page 294:

The Cambridges are gone, and the Castle is still as death, for want of the Duke. […] He shouted on to the last, singing the quadrilles while they danced, and “God save the Queen” while we dined, rather than be silent ...

cite as

Sarah Spencer Lady Lyttelton, Letter from Lady Sarah Lyttelton to her daughter, the Hon. Caroline Lyttelton, 9 November 1839. In Hon. Mrs. Hugh Wyndham (ed.), Correspondence of Sarah Spencer, Lady Lyttelton 1787–1870 (London, 1912), p. 294. https://led.kmi.open.ac.uk/entity/lexp/1541434944201 accessed: 22 October, 2021

location of experience: Windsor Castle

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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Quadrilles and 'God Save the Queen' performed by Prince Adolphus Duke of Cambridge

Experience Information

Date/Time between 8 November, 1839 and 9 November, 1839
Medium live
Listening Environment in the company of others, 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. After her husband’s death, Lady Sarah became Lady of the Bedchamber to Queen Victoria, and, from 1842, governess to the Queen’s children.


Originally submitted by lcc5 on Mon, 05 Nov 2018 16:22:24 +0000
Approved on Thu, 08 Nov 2018 11:52:42 +0000