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Record 11623

Reading Experience:

'...and with them to Marshes at Whitehall to drink, and stayed there a pretty while reading a pamphlet, well-writ and directed to Generall Monke in praise of the form of Monarchy which was settled here before the Warrs.'
Century: 1600-1699
Date: 20 Feb 1660
Country: England
Time: afternoon
Place: city: London
specific address: Whitehall
Type of Experience (Reader):
silent aloud unknown
solitary in company unknown
single serial unknown
Type of Experience (Listener):
solitary in company 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)
Additional comments: n/a


Text Being Read:

Author: Roger L'Estrange [? probably]
Title: A plea for limited monarchy, as it was established in this nation, before the late war. In a humble address to his Excellency, General Monck
Genre: Politics
Form of Text: Print: Pamphlet
Publication details: n/a
Provenance: read in situ


Source Information:

Record ID: 11623  
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: 61
  Additional comments: Co-editor William Matthews

Citation: Samuel Pepys, Robert Latham (ed.), The diary of Samuel Pepys (London, 1970), 1, p. 61,, accessed: 28 May 2020

Additional comments:



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