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Record 11806

Reading Experience:

'and so up and by the fireside we read a good part of the "Advice to a Daughter", which a simple Coxcombe hath wrote against Osborne; but in all my life I never did nor can expect to see so much nonsense in print.'
Century: 1600-1699
Date: 22 Dec 1662
Country: England
Time: morning
Place: city: London
location in dwelling: lodgings of John Creed, by the fire
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)
read with John Creed, unsure if aloud
Additional comments: n/a


Text Being Read:

Author: John Heydon
Title: Advice to a daughter in opposition to the advice to a sonne... by Eugenius Theodidactus
Genre: Conduct books
Form of Text: Print: Book
Publication details: 1658 or 1659
Provenance: unknown


Source Information:

Record ID: 11806  
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: 288
  Additional comments: co-editor William Matthews

Citation: Samuel Pepys, Robert Latham (ed.), The diary of Samuel Pepys (London, 1970), 3, p. 288,, accessed: 02 June 2020

Additional comments:



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