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Record Number: 11849


Reading Experience:

Evidence:

'at night my wife read "Sir H. Vanes trial" to me, which she begun last night, and I find it a very excellent thing, worth reading, and him to have been a very wise man.'

Century:

1600-1699

Date:

11 Feb 1663

Country:

England

Time

evening

Place:

city: London
specific address: Seething Lane
location in dwelling: at home

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:

Elizabeth Pepys

Age:

Adult (18-100+)

Gender:

Male

Date of Birth:

23 Oct 1640

Socio-Economic Group:

Professional / academic / merchant / farmer

Occupation:

wife of 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

Samuel Pepys (husband)


Additional Comments:

n/a



Text Being Read:

Author:

[unknown]

Title:

The tryal of Sir Henry Vane, Kt., at the Kings Bench, Westminster, June the 2nd and 6th, 1662, together with what he intended to have spoken the day of his sentence (June 11) for arrest of judgment...

Genre:

Law

Form of Text:

Print: Unknown

Publication Details

1662

Provenance

unknown


Source Information:

Record ID:

11849

Source:

Print

Author:

Samuel Pepys

Editor:

Robert Latham

Title:

The diary of Samuel Pepys

Place of Publication:

London

Date of Publication:

1970

Vol:

4

Page:

40

Additional Comments:

n/a

Citation:

Samuel Pepys, Robert Latham (ed.), The diary of Samuel Pepys (London, 1970), 4, p. 40, http://can-red-lec.library.dal.ca/Arts/RED/record_details.php?id=11849, accessed: 04 July 2022


Additional Comments:

None

   
   
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