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The Briskest Middi

Podcasts Society & Culture
3 November 2021

Narrated by Chris McGuire and produced by Dan Woolford, this reading from the Prince Alfred College Chronicle refers to the 1881 Royal Visit to Prince Alfred College by the two sons of King Edward VII (then Prince of Wales). Their Royal Highnesses took special interest in the College Gymnasium and apparently were “at once up the ropes in it like the briskest middy”.