John Britton in Wilderness Row, Clerkenwell, London - 1802

from The Auto-Biography of John Britton, F.S.A., Honorary Member of Numerous English and Foreign Societies, page 352:

[John Britton invited two friends to dinner one Saturday evening in 1802.  One of the friends, an actor, became drunk ‘and consequently was not only very loquacious, but vociferous in reciting passages of his most favourite characters’.]

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cite as

John Britton, The Auto-Biography of John Britton, F.S.A., Honorary Member of Numerous English and Foreign Societies (London, 1850), p. 352. https://led.kmi.open.ac.uk/entity/lexp/1658922660239 accessed: 15 April, 2024

location of experience: Wilderness Row, Clerkenwell, London

Listeners

John Britton
Antiquary, apprentice to a wine merchant, cellarman, Clerk […]
1771-1857

Listening to

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unspecified hymns performed by a next-door neighbour

Experience Information

Date/Time 1802
Medium live
Listening Environment in private, indoors

Originally submitted by lcc5 on Wed, 27 Jul 2022 12:51:00 +0100
Approved on Thu, 18 Aug 2022 13:51:30 +0100