George Augustus Frederick in Bath - April, 1799

from Diary of Caroline Powys, April 1799, pages 325–326:

The Prince of Wales was at Bath when we were. He was not very popular, from the company he brought with himMr. Sheridan's son, and Mr. Day. […] His Royal Highness was almost constantly at Mrs. Carr’s, attracted by the beauty of her two daughters, the Misses Gubbins, though it was said the most beautiful, Miss Honor, was not the Prince’s favourite, but both play’d and sang to him every evening, and he generally supped there.

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Caroline Powys, Diary of Caroline Powys, April 1799. In Climenson, Emily J. (ed.), Passages from the Diaries of Mrs. Philip Lybbe Powys of Hardwick House, Oxon. A.D. 1756 to 1808 (London, 1899), p. 325–326. https://led.kmi.open.ac.uk/entity/lexp/1516746889612 accessed: 27 October, 2021

location of experience: Bath

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Unspecified performed by The Misses Gubbins

Experience Information

Date/Time April, 1799
Medium live
Listening Environment in the company of others, in private, indoors

Originally submitted by lcc5 on Tue, 23 Jan 2018 22:34:49 +0000
Approved on Tue, 30 Jan 2018 12:09:03 +0000