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Record Number: 2196


Reading Experience:

Evidence:

His words were not manie, yet he read all he sayd to us, a thing very unbecoming the chaire, and which I never before did see.

Century:

1600-1699

Date:

19 May 1685

Country:

England

Time

daytime: after 4pm

Place:

city: London
specific address: Houses of Parliament, Westminster
other location: The House of Commons

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:

Sir John Trevor

Age:

Adult (18-100+)

Gender:

Male

Date of Birth:

n/a

Socio-Economic Group:

Gentry

Occupation:

Speaker of the House of Commons

Religion:

Church of England

Country of Origin:

England

Country of Experience:

England

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

Members of the House of Commons


Additional Comments:

n/a



Text Being Read:

Author:

Sir John Trevor

Title:

[untitled]

Genre:

Politics

Form of Text:

Manuscript: Sheet

Publication Details

n/a

Provenance

owned


Source Information:

Record ID:

2196

Source:

Print

Author:

John Bramston

Editor:

n/a

Title:

Autobiography of Sir John Bramston

Place of Publication:

London

Date of Publication:

1845

Vol:

n/a

Page:

197

Additional Comments:

n/a

Citation:

John Bramston, Autobiography of Sir John Bramston (London, 1845), p. 197, http://can-red-lec.library.dal.ca/Arts/RED/record_details.php?id=2196, accessed: 22 January 2022


Additional Comments:

None

   
   
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