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Record Number: 17521


Reading Experience:

Evidence:

'The wonderful Cambridge Prophet who has been most cruelly Martyrd To be seen at [followed by a gap. It continues] He is not the Wandering jew, nor an old Levite, nor St John, as some people imagine, it seems his generation was in the world before Adam and in the ark with Noah, and with Christ when Condemned to be crucified, The Scripture makes mention of him. He is no imposter He knoweth not his parents, nor ever did Suck the breast of his mother, His beard is the colour of vermillion, and is seldom or ever cut. he goes barefooted like a grey friar, He wears neither hat cap, nor wig. His coat is neither wove, knit spun or made with hands, neither is it silk.?

Century:

1700-1799

Date:

Between 1 Jan 1789 and 31 Dec 1799

Country:

England

Time

n/a

Place:

Hampshire
Aylesfield Farm, Nr. Alton, Hampshire.

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:

Mary Bacon

Age:

Adult (18-100+)

Gender:

Female

Date of Birth:

15 Dec 1743

Socio-Economic Group:

Professional / academic / merchant / farmer

Occupation:

Farmer's wife

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:

unknown

Genre:

Ephemera, Unknown, probably advertisement for a travelling showman

Form of Text:

Print: Advertisement

Publication Details

n/a

Provenance

unknown


Source Information:

Record ID:

17521

Source:

Manuscript

Author:

Mary Bacon

Title:

Mary Bacon's List of Books

Location:

Hampshire Record Office

Call No:

28M82/F1

Page/Folio:

n/a

Citation:

Mary Bacon, Mary Bacon's List of Books Hampshire Record Office, p. 28M82/F1, http://can-red-lec.library.dal.ca/Arts/RED/record_details.php?id=17521, accessed: 01 July 2022


Additional Comments:

None

   
   
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