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Record Number: 24223


Reading Experience:

Evidence:

'then I medetated of the sarmons, and read and spoke to Mrs Ormstone of the Chapter that was read in the morning'

Century:

1500-1599

Date:

28 Oct 1599

Country:

England

Time

evening

Place:

city: Hackness
county: North Yorkshire
location in dwelling

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:

Margaret Hoby

Age:

Adult (18-100+)

Gender:

Female

Date of Birth:

10 Feb 1571

Socio-Economic Group:

Gentry

Occupation:

wife of Sir Thomas Posthumous Hoby, JP

Religion:

Church of England

Country of Origin:

England

Country of Experience:

England

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

Mrs Ormston


Additional Comments:

n/a



Text Being Read:

Author:

[n/a]

Title:

Bible

Genre:

Bible

Form of Text:

Print: Book

Publication Details

n/a

Provenance

owned


Source Information:

Record ID:

24223

Source:

Print

Author:

Margaret Hoby

Editor:

Dorothy M. Meads

Title:

Diary of Lady Margaret Hoby

Place of Publication:

London

Date of Publication:

1930

Vol:

n/a

Page:

80

Additional Comments:

n/a

Citation:

Margaret Hoby, Dorothy M. Meads (ed.), Diary of Lady Margaret Hoby (London, 1930), p. 80, http://can-red-lec.library.dal.ca/Arts/RED/record_details.php?id=24223, accessed: 28 November 2022


Additional Comments:

date of birth unknown, so date of baptism given instead

   
   
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