Lady Charlotte Finch et al. in England - June, 1784

from The Autobiography and Correspondence of Mary Granville, Mrs Delany, page 220:

As soon as the bitterness of winter was over I received the King and Queen's commands to attend the Duchess of Portland to the Queen's House at eight o'clock in the evening; there was no company there hut the five princesses and Lady Charlotte Finch. There was a concert of music in the next room, which (the door being open) we heard in a very agreeable manner. The King walked backwards and forwards between the rooms; had a great deal of conversation with the Duchess of Portland; and did me the honour of sharing it with me sometimes. We had much talk, particularly about music; and his …   more >>

cite as

Augusta Hall (ed.), The Autobiography and Correspondence of Mary Granville, Mrs Delany, volume 2/3 (London, 1862), p. 220. accessed: 16 July, 2024

location of experience: England


King George III
Queen Charlotte
Mary Delany
Botanical decoupage artist letter-writer, blue-stocking, Artist, Writer

Listening to

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His Majesy's favourite pieces

Experience Information

Date/Time June, 1784
Medium live
Listening Environment in the company of others, in private, indoors

Originally submitted by cathcoyne on Wed, 04 Nov 2015 19:19:26 +0000
Approved on Wed, 06 Jan 2016 23:29:48 +0000