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Record 11730

Reading Experience:

'and all the day, as I was at leisure, I did read in Fuller's "Holy Warr" (which I have of late bought) and did try to make a Song...'
Century: 1600-1699
Date: 3 Nov 1661
Country: England
Time: daytime: 'all day'
Place: city: London
specific address: Seething Lane
location in dwelling: at home
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: Admirality, Clerk of the Acts
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: Thomas Fuller
Title: The historie of the holy warr
Genre: Other religious, History
Form of Text: Print: Book
Publication details: first published 1639, Pepys's copy 4th edn 1651
Provenance: owned


Source Information:

Record ID: 11730  
Source - Print  
  Author: Samuel Pepys
  Editor: Robert Latham
  Title: The diary of Samuel Pepys
  Place of Publication: London
  Date of Publication: 1970
  Vol: 2
  Page: 207
  Additional comments: Co-editor William Matthews

Citation: Samuel Pepys, Robert Latham (ed.), The diary of Samuel Pepys (London, 1970), 2, p. 207,, accessed: 26 May 2020

Additional comments:



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