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Record Number: 9542


Reading Experience:

Evidence:

'In George North's "Description of Swedland, Gotland, and Finland" (1561), on sig.G2r next to a textual discussion of the "Swecian Language" and a copy of "The Lordes Prayer" in Swedish, Harvey adds: "The same radical of owre Inglish, & Scottish, notwithstanding sundrie dialects, or idioms, even amongst owrselves".'

Century:

1500-1599, 1600-1699

Date:

Between 1 Jan 1561 and 7 Feb 1630

Country:

England

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:

Gabriel Harvey

Age:

Unknown

Gender:

Male

Date of Birth:

1545

Socio-Economic Group:

Professional / academic / merchant / farmer

Occupation:

Writer/Academic

Religion:

Christian

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:

George North

Title:

Description of Swedland, Gotland, and Finland

Genre:

Geography / Travel, Languages

Form of Text:

Print: Book

Publication Details

1561

Provenance

owned


Source Information:

Record ID:

9542

Source:

Print

Author:

Virginia F. Stern

Editor:

n/a

Title:

Gabriel Harvey: His Life, Marginalia and Library

Place of Publication:

Oxford

Date of Publication:

1979

Vol:

n/a

Page:

143

Additional Comments:

n/a

Citation:

Virginia F. Stern, Gabriel Harvey: His Life, Marginalia and Library (Oxford, 1979), p. 143, http://can-red-lec.library.dal.ca/Arts/RED/record_details.php?id=9542, accessed: 18 July 2024


Additional Comments:

None

   
   
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