Lady Lyttelton in a trip from Windsor Castle[?] to Woburn Abbey, Bedfordshire - 26 July, 1841

from Letter from Lady Sarah Lyttelton to her daughter, the Hon. Caroline Lyttelton, 27 July 1841, pages 312–313:

Well, our journey yesterday was very pleasant through a most rural country, all our English beauty, and plenty of bells ringing and village bands playing, and wreaths and arches of flowers, in a brilliant sunshine.

cite as

Sarah Spencer Lady Lyttelton, Letter from Lady Sarah Lyttelton to her daughter, the Hon. Caroline Lyttelton, 27 July 1841. In Hon. Mrs. Hugh Wyndham (ed.), Correspondence of Sarah Spencer, Lady Lyttelton 1787–1870 (London, 1912), p. 312–313. https://led.kmi.open.ac.uk/entity/lexp/1541437030499 accessed: 7 April, 2020

location of experience: a trip from Windsor Castle[?] to Woburn Abbey, Bedfordshire

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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Ringing bells and village bands

Experience Information

Date/Time 26 July, 1841
Medium live
Listening Environment in the company of others, outdoors, in public

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 16:57:11 +0000
Approved on Thu, 08 Nov 2018 12:02:19 +0000