Edwyn Stede et al. in Fontabelle, St Michael, Barbados - 19 August, 1688

from 'America and West Indies: August 1688', in Calendar of State Papers Colonial, America and West Indies: Volume 12 1685-1688 and Addenda 1653-1687, pages 576-593:

Lieutenant Governor Stede to Lords of Trade and Plantations. I lately received the news of the birth of the Prince of Wales [10 June 1688], whereupon I convened the Council and Assembly, acquainted them with these good tidings, and ordered a day of public and solemn thanksgiving[.] 

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cite as

J.W. Fortescue (ed.), 'America and West Indies: August 1688', in Calendar of State Papers Colonial, America and West Indies: Volume 12 1685-1688 and Addenda 1653-1687, volume 12 (London, 1899), p. 576-593. https://led.kmi.open.ac.uk/entity/lexp/1547039051876 accessed: 6 July, 2022

location of experience: Fontabelle, St Michael, Barbados

Listeners

Edwyn Stede
English colonial government official
clergymen
Clergyman

Listening to

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celebratory trumpeting performed by a band of five trumpets

Experience Information

Date/Time 19 August, 1688
Medium live
Listening Environment in the company of others, outdoors, in public

Notes

British History Online, a digital library created by the Institute of Historical Research and the History of Parliament Trust, includes calendars of state papers in which the listening experience was identified. Calendars are very detailed summaries of documents arranged chronologically, intended as a finding aid. Original documents are often held at the National Archives at Kew.


Originally submitted by 5011Henning on Wed, 09 Jan 2019 13:04:12 +0000
Approved on Fri, 26 Jun 2020 18:48:11 +0100