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Record Number: 2413


Reading Experience:

Evidence:

At twelve years old he was so affected with the study of Chronology and Antiquity, that, reading over Sleidans Book of the four Empires, and some other Authors, he drew forth an exact Series of the times wherein each eminent person lived;

Century:

1500-1599

Date:

Between 4 Jan 1592 and 4 Jan 1593

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:

Title:

[various unknown]

Genre:

Classics, History

Form of Text:

Print: Book

Publication Details

n/a

Provenance

unknown


Source Information:

Record ID:

2413

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:

[192]

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. [192], http://can-red-lec.library.dal.ca/Arts/RED/record_details.php?id=2413, accessed: 04 July 2022


Additional Comments:

None

   
   
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