Lady Lyttelton et al. in Windsor Castle - 17 October, 1840

from Letter from Lady Sarah Lyttelton to her daughter, the Hon. Caroline Lyttelton, 18 October 1840, page 306:

We had a coursing-party yesterday—too stupid always, and my wishes for the hares are so troublesome, I could hate Prince Albert for having a greyhound. Only then, at dinner, the incomparable band of the 1st …   more >>

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Sarah Spencer Lady Lyttelton, Letter from Lady Sarah Lyttelton to her daughter, the Hon. Caroline Lyttelton, 18 October 1840. In Hon. Mrs. Hugh Wyndham (ed.), Correspondence of Sarah Spencer, Lady Lyttelton 1787–1870 (London, 1912), p. 306. https://led.kmi.open.ac.uk/entity/lexp/1541436683556 accessed: 20 August, 2019

location of experience: Windsor Castle

Listeners

Lady Lyttelton
Governess to Queen Victoria's children 1842-50, Lady of the Bedchamber 1838-42
1787-1870
Queen Victoria
Monarch
1819-1901

Listening to

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A chorale
written by Francis Albert Augustus Charles Emmanuel
performed by the band of the 1st Life Guards

Experience Information

Date/Time 17 October, 1840
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 16:51:24 +0000
Approved on Thu, 08 Nov 2018 11:59:52 +0000