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Record 11614

Reading Experience:

'At noon my brother John came to me, and I corrected as well as I could his Greek speech against the Apposition, though I believe he himself was as well able to do it as myself. After that, we went to read in the great Officiale about the blessing of bells in the Church of Rome.'
Century: 1600-1699
Date: 15 Jan 1660
Country: England
Time: afternoon: after 12pm
Place: city: London
specific address: Axe Yard, King Street, Westminster
location in dwelling: home
Type of Experience (Reader):
silent aloud unknown
solitary in company unknown
single serial unknown
Type of Experience (Listener):
solitary reactive unknown
single serial unknown

Reader/Listener/Reading Group:

Reader:Samuel Pepys
Age Adult (18-100+)
Gender Male
Date of Birth 23 Feb 1633
Socio-economic group: Professional / academic / merchant / farmer
Occupation: Naval officer
Religion: Church of England
Country of origin: England
Country of experience: England
Listeners present if any:
(e.g. family, servants, friends, workmates)
read with brother John Pepys
Additional comments: n/a


Text Being Read:

Author: John Pepys
Title: [speech]
Genre: Other religious, Education
Form of Text: Manuscript: Sheet
Publication details: n/a
Provenance: borrowed (private library)


Source Information:

Record ID: 11614  
Source - Print  
  Author: Samuel Pepys
  Editor: Robert Latham
  Title: The diary of Samuel Pepys
  Place of Publication: London
  Date of Publication: 1970
  Vol: 1
  Page: 18
  Additional comments: n/a

Citation: Samuel Pepys, Robert Latham (ed.), The diary of Samuel Pepys (London, 1970), 1, p. 18,, accessed: 12 August 2020

Additional comments:



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