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Record 11784

Reading Experience:

'Then to Pauls churchyard, and there I met with Dr: Fullers "Englands worthys" - the first time that I ever saw it; and so I sat down reading in it, till it was 2 a-clock before I thought of the time's going.'
Century: 1600-1699
Date: 10 Feb 1662
Country: England
Time: afternoon: before 2pm
Place: city: London
specific address: St Paul's Churchyard
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: Admiralty, 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: History of the worthies of England
Genre: History, Heraldry, Biography
Form of Text: Print: Book
Publication details: 1662
Provenance: unknown


Source Information:

Record ID: 11784  
Source - Print  
  Author: Samuel Pepys
  Editor: Robert Latham
  Title: The diary of Samuel Pepys
  Place of Publication: London
  Date of Publication: 1970
  Vol: 3
  Page: 26
  Additional comments: Co-editor William Matthews

Citation: Samuel Pepys, Robert Latham (ed.), The diary of Samuel Pepys (London, 1970), 3, p. 26,, accessed: 12 August 2020

Additional comments:



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