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Record 11634

Reading Experience:

Evidence:
'I had the boy up tonight for his sister to teach him to put me to bed, and I heard him read, which he doth pretty well.'
Century: 1600-1699
Date: 22 Sep 1660
Country: England
Time: evening
night
Place: city: London
specific address: Seething Lane
location in dwelling: in chamber of his master, Samuel Pepys
   
Type of Experience (Reader):
silent aloud unknown
solitary in company unknown
single serial unknown
Type of Experience (Listener):
passive in company unknown
single serial unknown

Reader/Listener/Reading Group:

Reader:Wayneman Birch
Age Unknown
Gender Male
Date of Birth n/a
Socio-economic group: Servant
Occupation: servant in house of Samuel Pepys
Religion: n/a
Country of origin: England
Country of experience: England
Listeners present if any:
(e.g. family, servants, friends, workmates)
Samuel Pepys, probably also his sister (and maid of Pepys), Jane Birch
Additional comments: sevant to Samuel Pepys, and second brother of Pepys's maid, Jane Birch

 

Text Being Read:

Author: [unknown]
Title: [unknown]
Genre: Unknown
Form of Text: Print: Unknown
Publication details: n/a
Provenance: unknown

 

Source Information:

Record ID: 11634  
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: 251
  Additional comments: Co-editor William Matthews

Citation: Samuel Pepys, Robert Latham (ed.), The diary of Samuel Pepys (London, 1970), 1, p. 251, http://can-red-lec.library.dal.ca/Arts/reading/recorddetails2.php?id=11634, accessed: 28 February 2024

Additional comments:

 

 

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