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Record Number: 28703


Reading Experience:

Evidence:

[Sunday 21 November 1841]. [...] Read Knight's Life of Colet. [...].

Century:

1800-1849

Date:

21 Nov 1841

Country:

England

Time

n/a

Place:

county: Essex
specific address: Audley End, Nr Saffron Walden

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:

William Ewart Gladstone

Age:

Adult (18-100+)

Gender:

Male

Date of Birth:

29 12 1809

Socio-Economic Group:

Professional / academic / merchant / farmer

Occupation:

Opposition MP

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 Knight

Title:

Life of Dr John Colet

Genre:

Biography

Form of Text:

Print: Book

Publication Details

First pb 1724.

Provenance

unknown


Source Information:

Record ID:

28703

Source:

Print

Author:

William Gladstone

Editor:

M.R.D. Foot

Title:

The Gladstone Diaries

Place of Publication:

Oxford

Date of Publication:

1974

Vol:

3

Page:

158

Additional Comments:

n/a

Citation:

William Gladstone, M.R.D. Foot (ed.), The Gladstone Diaries (Oxford, 1974), 3, p. 158, http://can-red-lec.library.dal.ca/Arts/RED/record_details.php?id=28703, accessed: 09 December 2022


Additional Comments:

Gladstone may have been reading the recent edition by Oxford University Press (1823).

   
   
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