In Memoriam

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In Memoriam

Reading experience
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Evidence

Alfred Tennyson to the Duke of Argyl, 3 March 1862: "Your letter a little dismayed me, for, as you in the prior one had bound me by no promise of secrecy, I, in talking of Her Majesty and her sorrow [at death of her husband], did say to two friends, whom I bound by such a promise, that she had found comfort in reading ""In Memoriam,"" and had made the private markings therein. "I don"t suppose much harm would result even if these broke their promise, for that is all that could be reported; still I am vexed, because if the Queen heard of the report she might fancy that her private sentiments were public prey."

Source

Alfred Lord Tennyson: A Memoir by His Son

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Reader
Victoria, Queen
Born in 2016

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Notes
Prince Albert had died on 14 December 1861.

How to cite this record

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Accessed on 2020/06/01 08:28:11

Related people
Victoria, Queen
Related text or manuscript
Alfred Lord Tennyson: A Memoir by His Son
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In Memoriam

Reading experience
Identifer:
ukred-22025

Evidence

Alfred Tennyson to the Duke of Argyl, 3 March 1862: "Your letter a little dismayed me, for, as you in the prior one had bound me by no promise of secrecy, I, in talking of Her Majesty and her sorrow [at death of her husband], did say to two friends, whom I bound by such a promise, that she had found comfort in reading ""In Memoriam,"" and had made the private markings therein. "I don"t suppose much harm would result even if these broke their promise, for that is all that could be reported; still I am vexed, because if the Queen heard of the report she might fancy that her private sentiments were public prey."

Source

Alfred Lord Tennyson: A Memoir by His Son

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Reader(s) and listener(s)

Reader
Victoria, Queen
Born in 2016

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Date of Reading Experience
December 14 1861 - March 3 1862
Time of Reading Experience
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Place of reading experience
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EuRED : intensity
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EuRED : lighting
EuRED : testimony
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Notes
Prince Albert had died on 14 December 1861.

How to cite this record

You can copy this item for personal use, share it, and post it on a blog or website. It cannot be used commercially without permission. Please ensure the following credit accompanies it:

Alfred Lord Tennyson: A Memoir by His Son
http://eured.univ-lemans.fr/dbworkshop/index.php/Detail/objects/79774
Accessed on 2020/06/01 08:28:11

Related people
Victoria, Queen
Related text or manuscript
Alfred Lord Tennyson: A Memoir by His Son
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