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Record 14242

Reading Experience:

Evidence:
'But this morning, getting Sir W. Penn to read over the Narrative with me - he did sparingly, yet plainly, say that we might have intercepted their Zealand squadron coming home, if we had done our parts.'
Century: 1600-1699
Date: 3 Aug 1666
Country: England
Time: morning
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: 14242  
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: 234
  Additional comments: Co-editor William Matthews

Citation: Samuel Pepys, Robert Latham (ed.), The diary of Samuel Pepys (London, 1972), 7, p. 234, http://can-red-lec.library.dal.ca/Arts/reading/recorddetails2.php?id=14242, accessed: 22 November 2019

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