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Record Number: 22141


Reading Experience:

Evidence:

'May 11. I read the lives of some moderne divines, and I was ashamed to find how short I came of such examples for zeale, and diligence. In Mr Stockton's life, whom I knew, I found that being soberly brought up he found not that change, which others, who were wicked, found at their conversion . . . '

Century:

1600-1699

Date:

11 May 1683

Country:

England

Time

n/a

Place:

city: Mildenhall
county: Suffolk

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:

Isaac Archer

Age:

Adult (18-100+)

Gender:

Male

Date of Birth:

23 Dec 1641

Socio-Economic Group:

Clergy (includes all denominations)

Occupation:

Minister in Church of England

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:

Samuel Clarke

Title:

The Lives of Sundry Eminent Persons

Genre:

Other religious, Biography

Form of Text:

Print: Book

Publication Details

1683

Provenance

owned
Probably owned by reader


Source Information:

Record ID:

22141

Source:

Print

Author:

n/a

Editor:

Matthew Storey

Title:

Two East Anglian Diaries 1641-1729: Isaac Archer and William Coe

Place of Publication:

Woodbridge, Suffolk

Date of Publication:

1994

Vol:

n/a

Page:

167

Additional Comments:

The orginal source is a manuscript journal, Cambridge University Library, Additional Manuscript 8499

Citation:

Matthew Storey (ed.), Two East Anglian Diaries 1641-1729: Isaac Archer and William Coe (Woodbridge, Suffolk, 1994), p. 167, http://can-red-lec.library.dal.ca/Arts/RED/record_details.php?id=22141, accessed: 26 January 2022


Additional Comments:

None

   
   
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