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Record Number: 11993


Reading Experience:

Evidence:

'And being in bed, made Will read and conster three or four Latin verses in the bible and chid him for forgetting the grammer.'

Century:

1600-1699

Date:

20 Jul 1663

Country:

England

Time

evening: before bed
night

Place:

city: London
specific address: Seething Lane
location in dwelling: at home, in Pepys's chamber

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:

Will Hewer

Age:

Adult (18-100+)

Gender:

Male

Date of Birth:

n/a

Socio-Economic Group:

Servant

Occupation:

Servant of Samuel Pepys

Religion:

n/a

Country of Origin:

England

Country of Experience:

England

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

master Samuel Pepys


Additional Comments:

n/a



Text Being Read:

Author:

[unknown]

Title:

Paris Vulgate [or] Latin Testament

Genre:

Bible, Other religious

Form of Text:

Print: Book

Publication Details

Vulgate - 1618

Provenance

owned


Source Information:

Record ID:

11993

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:

236

Additional Comments:

Co-editor William Matthews

Citation:

Samuel Pepys, Robert Latham (ed.), The diary of Samuel Pepys (London, 1970), 4, p. 236, http://can-red-lec.library.dal.ca/Arts/RED/record_details.php?id=11993, accessed: 04 July 2022


Additional Comments:

None

   
   
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