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Record Number: 27462


Reading Experience:

Evidence:

Transcribed in Reading Notes of Edward Pordage (c.1710): Extracts from John Dryden's 'Heroique Stanza's, Consecrated to the Glorious Memory of his most Serene and Renowned Highnesse Oliver Late Lord Protector of this Common-Wealth, &c. Written after the Celebration of his Funerall', in Three Poems Upon the Death of his late Highnesse Oliver Lord Protector of England, Scotland, and Ireland (1659), pp. 1-9.

Century:

1700-1799

Date:

Between 1 Jan 1710 and 31 Dec 1710

Country:

n/a

Time

n/a

Place:

n/a

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:

Edward Pordage

Age:

Adult (18-100+)

Gender:

Male

Date of Birth:

n/a

Socio-Economic Group:

Professional / academic / merchant / farmer

Occupation:

Fellow of King's College. Cambridge

Religion:

n/a

Country of Origin:

n/a

Country of Experience:

n/a

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

n/a


Additional Comments:

n/a



Text Being Read:

Author:

John Dryden

Title:

'Heroique Stanza's, Consecrated to the Glorious Memory of his most Serene and Renowned Highnesse Oliver Late Lord Protector of this Common-Wealth, &c. Written after the Celebration of his Funerall'

Genre:

Poetry, Politics

Form of Text:

Print: Book

Publication Details

In Three Poems Upon the Death of his late Highnesse Oliver Lord Protector of England, Scotland, and Ireland (1659), pp. 1-9

Provenance

unknown


Source Information:

Record ID:

27462

Source:

Manuscript

Author:

Edward Pordage

Title:

Reading Notes

Location:

King's College, Cambridge

Call No:

MS 840.5

Page/Folio:

15-17

Citation:

Edward Pordage, Reading Notes King's College, Cambridge, p. MS 840.5, p. 15-17, http://can-red-lec.library.dal.ca/Arts/RED/record_details.php?id=27462, accessed: 24 April 2024


Additional Comments:

Page images from MS accessed at Scriptorium: Medieval and Early Modern Manuscripts Online, where they appear by permission of the Provost and Fellows of King's College, Cambridge. Scriptorium eds. note that p. 17 in the manuscript is wrongly paginated as p. 117.

   
   
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