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Record 14239

Reading Experience:

'By and by the Duke of York comes and we had a meeting; and among other things, I did read my declaration of the proceedings of the Victualling action this year, and desired his Royal Highness to give me the satisfaction of knowing whether his Royal Highness was pleased therewith. He told me he was...'
Century: 1600-1699
Date: 26 Jul 1666
Country: England
Time: afternoon: after dinner
Place: city: London
location in dwelling: rooms of the Duke of York
Type of Experience (Reader):
silent aloud unknown
solitary in company unknown
single serial unknown
Type of Experience (Listener):
solitary reactive 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)
James Stuart, Duke of York
Additional comments: n/a


Text Being Read:

Author: Samuel Pepys
Title: Declaration of the proceedings of the victualling action
Genre: Law
Form of Text: Manuscript: Sheet
Publication details: n/a
Provenance: owned


Source Information:

Record ID: 14239  
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: 219
  Additional comments: Co-editor William Matthews

Citation: Samuel Pepys, Robert Latham (ed.), The diary of Samuel Pepys (London, 1972), 7, p. 219,, accessed: 14 July 2020

Additional comments:



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