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Record 12023

Reading Experience:

'And then met my uncle Thomas by appointment, and he and I to the Prearogative Office in Paternoster Row and there searched and found my Uncle Day's will and read it over and advised upon it, and his wife's after him.'
Century: 1600-1699
Date: 7 Sep 1663
Country: England
Time: morning
Place: city: London
specific address: Ivy Lane, Paternoster Row
other location: archiepiscopal court in which wills were proved and administered
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: John Day
Title: [Will]
Genre: Biography, Law
Form of Text: Manuscript: Sheet
Publication details: proved 1649
Provenance: read in situ


Source Information:

Record ID: 12023  
Source - Print  
  Author: Samuel Pepys
  Editor: Robert Latham
  Title: The diary of Samuel Pepys
  Place of Publication: London
  Date of Publication: 1970
  Vol: 4
  Page: 300
  Additional comments: Co-editor William Matthews

Citation: Samuel Pepys, Robert Latham (ed.), The diary of Samuel Pepys (London, 1970), 4, p. 300,, accessed: 26 May 2020

Additional comments:



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