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Record 14216

Reading Experience:

'after dinner I and my boy down by water to Redriffe; and thence walked to Mr Evelin's, where I walked in his garden till he came from church, with great pleasure reading Ridlys discourse all my way going and coming, upon the Civill and Ecclesiastical Law.... Thence walked back again, reading; and so took water and home'
Century: 1600-1699
Date: 29 Apr 1666
Country: England
Time: afternoon: after dinner
Place: city: London
other location: in a water taxi on the Thames and while walking to the house of John Evelyn
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: Sir Thomas Ridley
Title: A view of the civile and ecclesiasticall law
Genre: Other religious, Law
Form of Text: Print: Book
Publication details: 3rd edition, 1662, octavo
Provenance: owned


Source Information:

Record ID: 14216  
Source - Print  
  Author: Samuel Pepys
  Editor: Robert Latham
  Title: The diary of Samuel Pepys
  Place of Publication: London
  Date of Publication: 1972
  Vol: 7
  Page: 112
  Additional comments: Co-editor William Matthews

Citation: Samuel Pepys, Robert Latham (ed.), The diary of Samuel Pepys (London, 1972), 7, p. 112,, accessed: 12 August 2020

Additional comments:



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