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Record Number: 11675


Reading Experience:

Evidence:

''This day the parson read a proclamacion at church for the keeping of Wednesday next, the 30th of January, a fast for the murther of the late King.'

Century:

1600-1699

Date:

27 Jan 1661

Country:

England

Time

daytime

Place:

city: London
other location: in church

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:

anon

Age:

Adult (18-100+)

Gender:

Male

Date of Birth:

n/a

Socio-Economic Group:

Clergy (includes all denominations)

Occupation:

parson

Religion:

Church of England

Country of Origin:

n/a

Country of Experience:

England

Listeners present if any:
e.g family, servants, friends

the congregation, including Samuel Pepys


Additional Comments:

n/a



Text Being Read:

Author:

[unknown]

Title:

A proclamation for observation of the thirtieth day of January as a day of fast and humiliation according to the late act of parliament for that purpose

Genre:

Politics

Form of Text:

Print: Handbill

Publication Details

25 January 1661

Provenance

read in situ


Source Information:

Record ID:

11675

Source:

Print

Author:

Samuel Pepys

Editor:

Robert Latham

Title:

The diary of Samuel Pepys

Place of Publication:

London

Date of Publication:

1970

Vol:

2

Page:

24

Additional Comments:

co-editor Willam Matthews

Citation:

Samuel Pepys, Robert Latham (ed.), The diary of Samuel Pepys (London, 1970), 2, p. 24, http://can-red-lec.library.dal.ca/Arts/RED/record_details.php?id=11675, accessed: 05 July 2022


Additional Comments:

None

   
   
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