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Record Number: 14769


Reading Experience:

Evidence:

'and Creed did also repeat to me some of the substance of letters of old Burleigh in Queen Elizabeth's time which he hath of late read in the printed "Cabbala", which is very fine style at this day and fit to be imitated.'

Century:

1600-1699

Date:

Until: 1 Jul 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:

John Creed

Age:

Adult (18-100+)

Gender:

Male

Date of Birth:

n/a

Socio-Economic Group:

Professional / academic / merchant / farmer

Occupation:

household and naval servant of Lord Sandwich

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:

Cabala, sive Scrinia Sacra

Genre:

letters

Form of Text:

Print: Book

Publication Details

1663 edition (letters not printed in earlier edition of 1654)

Provenance

unknown


Source Information:

Record ID:

14769

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:

313

Additional Comments:

Co-editor William Matthews

Citation:

Samuel Pepys, Robert Latham (ed.), The diary of Samuel Pepys (London, 1974), 8, p. 313, http://can-red-lec.library.dal.ca/Arts/RED/record_details.php?id=14769, accessed: 04 July 2022


Additional Comments:

None

   
   
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