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Record Number: 2411


Reading Experience:

Evidence:

About the same time also he read over St. Augustines Meditations, which so affected him, that he wept often in the reading of them.

Century:

1500-1599

Date:

Between 4 Jan 1590 and 4 Jan 1591

Country:

Ireland

Time

n/a

Place:

city: Dublin
other location: at grammar school

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:

James Usher

Age:

Child (0-17)

Gender:

Male

Date of Birth:

4 Jan 1580

Socio-Economic Group:

Professional / academic / merchant / farmer

Occupation:

son of lawyer

Religion:

Protestant

Country of Origin:

Ireland

Country of Experience:

Ireland

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

n/a


Additional Comments:

n/a



Text Being Read:

Author:

St Augustine

Title:

St. Augustines Meditations

Genre:

Other religious

Form of Text:

Unknown

Publication Details

n/a

Provenance

unknown


Source Information:

Record ID:

2411

Source:

Print

Author:

Samuel Clarke

Editor:

n/a

Title:

A collection of the lives of ten eminent divines famous in their generations for learning, prudence, piety, and painfulness in the work of the ministry

Place of Publication:

n/a

Date of Publication:

1662

Vol:

n/a

Page:

[191]

Additional Comments:

n/a

Citation:

Samuel Clarke, A collection of the lives of ten eminent divines famous in their generations for learning, prudence, piety, and painfulness in the work of the ministry (1662), p. [191], http://can-red-lec.library.dal.ca/Arts/RED/record_details.php?id=2411, accessed: 18 January 2022


Additional Comments:

None

   
   
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