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Record 14866

Reading Experience:

'By and by I got him to read part of my Lord Cooke's chapter of Treason, which is mighty well worth reading and doth inform me in many things; and for aught I see, it is useful to know what these crimes are.'
Century: 1600-1699
Date: 15 Nov 1667
Country: England
Time: evening
Place: city: London
location in dwelling: at home of Samuel Pepys
Type of Experience (Reader):
silent aloud unknown
solitary in company unknown
single serial unknown
Type of Experience (Listener):
passive in company unknown
single serial unknown

Reader/Listener/Reading Group:

Reader:Henry Moore
Age Adult (18-100+)
Gender Male
Date of Birth n/a
Socio-economic group: Professional / academic / merchant / farmer
Occupation: lawyer, officer of Lord Sandwich's household
Religion: Church of England
Country of origin: England
Country of experience: England
Listeners present if any:
(e.g. family, servants, friends, workmates)
probably Samuel Pepys
Additional comments: n/a


Text Being Read:

Author: Sir Edward Coke
Title: Institutes of the laws of England
Genre: Law
Form of Text: Print: Book
Publication details: 1660-1664
Provenance: borrowed (private library)
from Samuel Pepys


Source Information:

Record ID: 14866  
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: 531
  Additional comments: n/a

Citation: Samuel Pepys, Robert Latham (ed.), The diary of Samuel Pepys (London, 1970), 8, p. 531,, accessed: 24 August 2019

Additional comments:



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