Mary Berry in Rome - 28 February, 1821

from Diary of Mary Berry, 28 February 1821, page 292:

When we left the meadow and returned to the great road, the cavalry was still not in sight; and as the light was failing, we began to fear we should be obliged to return before they arrived. But at last the …   more >>

cite as

Mary Berry, Diary of Mary Berry, 28 February 1821. In Lady Theresa Lewis, Lady Theresa Lewis and Lady Theresa Lewis (ed.), Extracts of the Journal and Correspondence of Miss Berry from the Year 1783 to 1852, volume 3 (London, 1865), p. 292. accessed: 17 April, 2024

location of experience: Rome


Mary Berry
Author, literary hostess, Playwright

Listening to

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Military music performed by the band of a regiment of Hussars

Experience Information

Date/Time 28 February, 1821
Medium live
Listening Environment in the company of others, outdoors, in public


Mary Berry was watching Austrian soldiers who were passing through Rome on their way to Naples.

Originally submitted by lcc5 on Fri, 23 Nov 2018 13:13:23 +0000
Approved on Tue, 04 Dec 2018 11:31:45 +0000