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Record Number: 12034


Reading Experience:

Evidence:

'After a good supper with my wife, and hearing on the maids read in the Bible, we to prayers and to bed.'

Century:

1600-1699

Date:

15 Nov 1663

Country:

England

Time

evening: before bed

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):
 

solitary in company unknown
single serial unknown


Reader / Listener / Reading Group:

Reading Group:

maids of Samuel Pepys

Age:

Unknown

Gender:

Female

Date of Birth:

n/a

Socio-Economic Group:

Servant

Occupation:

maids of Samuel Pepys

Religion:

n/a

Country of Origin:

England

Country of Experience:

England

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

Samuel Pepys and his wife, Elizabeth Pepys


Additional Comments:

n/a



Text Being Read:

Author:

[n/a]

Title:

Bible

Genre:

Bible

Form of Text:

Print: Book

Publication Details

n/a

Provenance

owned


Source Information:

Record ID:

12034

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:

383

Additional Comments:

Argenis

Citation:

Samuel Pepys, Robert Latham (ed.), The diary of Samuel Pepys (London, 1970), 4, p. 383, http://can-red-lec.library.dal.ca/Arts/RED/record_details.php?id=12034, accessed: 02 December 2022


Additional Comments:

None

   
   
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