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Record 11617

Reading Experience:

'I called at St Paul's churchyard, where I bought Buxtorfes Hebrew Grammar and read a declaration of the gentlemen of Northamptonshire - which came out this afternoon.'
Century: 1600-1699
Date: 25 Jan 1660
Country: England
Time: n/a
Place: city: London
specific address: St Paul's churchyard
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:Samuel Pepys
Age Adult (18-100+)
Gender Male
Date of Birth 23 Feb 1633
Socio-economic group: Professional / academic / merchant / farmer
Occupation: Naval officer
Religion: Church of England
Country of origin: England
Country of experience: England
Listeners present if any:
(e.g. family, servants, friends, workmates)
Additional comments: n/a


Text Being Read:

Author: [unknown]
Title: The humble address and hearty desires of the gentlemen, ministers and free-holders of the county of Northampton, presented to his Excellency the Lord General Monck, at his arrival at Northampton January, 24, 1659
Genre: Politics, Ephemera
Form of Text: Print: Broadsheet
Publication details: 27 January 1659
Provenance: read in situ


Source Information:

Record ID: 11617  
Source - Print  
  Author: Samuel Pepys
  Editor: Robert Latham
  Title: The diary of Samuel Pepys
  Place of Publication: London
  Date of Publication: 1970
  Vol: 1
  Page: 28
  Additional comments: Co-editor William Matthews

Citation: Samuel Pepys, Robert Latham (ed.), The diary of Samuel Pepys (London, 1970), 1, p. 28,, accessed: 24 February 2024

Additional comments:



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