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Record 14240

Reading Experience:

Evidence:
'Then with Creed, and read over with him the Narrative of the late [fight], which he makes a very poor thing of, as endeed it is, and speaks most slightingly of that whole matter.'
Century: 1600-1699
Date: 31 Jul 1666
Country: England
Time: afternoon: after dinner
evening
Place: city: London
   
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)
n/a
Additional comments: n/a

 

Text Being Read:

Author: John Creed
Title: The victory over the fleet of the States General ... in the late engagement begun the 25 of July inst., as it came from His Highness Prince Rupert and His Grace the Duke of Albemarle
Genre: Politics
Form of Text: Unknown
Publication details: n/a
Provenance: read in situ

 

Source Information:

Record ID: 14240  
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: 229
  Additional comments: Co-editor William Matthews

Citation: Samuel Pepys, Robert Latham (ed.), The diary of Samuel Pepys (London, 1972), 7, p. 229, http://can-red-lec.library.dal.ca/Arts/reading/recorddetails2.php?id=14240, accessed: 14 November 2019

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