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Record 14858

Reading Experience:

'and here I read the Qu's to Knepp while she answered me, through all her part of "Flora's Figarys", which was acted today' [She = Nell Gwyn]
Century: 1600-1699
Date: 5 Oct 1667
Country: England
Time: afternoon
Place: city: London
specific address: King's House (theatre)
other location: in the actresses' dressing rooms at the theatre
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: Clerk of the Acts, Admiralty
Religion: Church of England
Country of origin: England
Country of experience: England
Listeners present if any:
(e.g. family, servants, friends, workmates)
Nell Gwyn, who replied in the opposite parts
Additional comments: n/a


Text Being Read:

Author: Richard Rhodes
Title: Flora's Vagaries
Genre: Drama
Form of Text: Print: Book
Publication details: n/a
Provenance: unknown


Source Information:

Record ID: 14858  
Source - Print  
  Author: Samuel Pepys
  Editor: Robert Latham
  Title: The diary of Samuel Pepys
  Place of Publication: London
  Date of Publication: 1970
  Vol: 8
  Page: 463
  Additional comments: Co-editor William Matthews

Citation: Samuel Pepys, Robert Latham (ed.), The diary of Samuel Pepys (London, 1970), 8, p. 463,, accessed: 02 June 2020

Additional comments:



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