Entries tagged 'Mr Sterne'

Key dates in Laurence Sterne’s Life

1595/6: birth of Richard Sterne (d.18 June 1683) who was elected Archbishop of York on 28 April 1664, having been Master of Jesus College, Cambridge (7 March 1634 – ejected March 1644; reinstated 1660). He established the finances of the … Read the rest of this entry »

Sterne in Italy

This is an annotated translation of an extract from the Grand Tour diary of Georg Heinrich von Berenhorst (1733-1814), the illegitimate son of Leopold I, Prince of Anhalt-Dessau. A rather unreliable German translation of the original manuscript, written in French, … Read the rest of this entry »

Letter – 16 March 1760

The offer of an Organ for Coxwold church. Read the rest of this entry »

Letter – 23 March 1760

Sterne is nominated to the living of Coxwold. Read the rest of this entry »

Letter – 1 June 1760

A letter containing ‘Meloncholy newse’. Read the rest of this entry »

Letter – 20 July 1760

…the Church can Scarce Contain the Number of People Read the rest of this entry »

Letter – 20 September 1761

…a Scotch Ox which is to be Roasted Whole Read the rest of this entry »

Letter – 16 May 1762

…Sterne gives him a good Character Read the rest of this entry »

Letter – 20 June 1762

…I am afraid he’l be a Continual plague to us —- Read the rest of this entry »