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Record Number: 14761


Reading Experience:

Evidence:

'This day I read (shown me by Mr Gibson) a discourse newly come forth, of the King of France his pretence to Flanders; which is a very fine discourse, and the turth is, hath so much of the Civil Law in it that I am not a fit judge of it; but as it appears to me, he hath a good pretence to it by right of his Queene. So to bed.'

Century:

1600-1699

Date:

7 Jun 1667

Country:

England

Time

n/a

Place:

city: London

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:

Reader:

Samuel Pepys

Age:

Adult (18-100+)

Gender:

Male

Date of Birth:

23 Feb 1633

Socio-Economic Group:

Professional / academic / merchant / farmer

Occupation:

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

n/a


Additional Comments:

n/a



Text Being Read:

Author:

[unknown]

Title:

A dialogue concerning the rights of His Most Christian Majesty

Genre:

Politics, Law

Form of Text:

Print: Book

Publication Details

1667

Provenance

borrowed (private library)
possibly borrowed from Mr Gibson


Source Information:

Record ID:

14761

Source:

Print

Author:

Samuel Pepys

Editor:

Robert Latham

Title:

The diary of Samuel Pepys

Place of Publication:

London

Date of Publication:

1974

Vol:

8

Page:

253-254

Additional Comments:

Co-editor William Matthews

Citation:

Samuel Pepys, Robert Latham (ed.), The diary of Samuel Pepys (London, 1974), 8, p. 253-254, http://can-red-lec.library.dal.ca/Arts/RED/record_details.php?id=14761, accessed: 03 July 2022


Additional Comments:

None

   
   
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