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Record 11641

Reading Experience:

'In Pauls churchyard I called at Kirton's; and there they had got a Masse book for me, which I bought and cost me 12s. And when I came home, sat up late and read in it - with great pleasure to my wife to hear that that she long ago was so well acquainted with.'
Century: 1600-1699
Date: 2 Nov 1660
Country: England
Time: n/a
Place: city: London
specific address: Seething Lane
location in dwelling: home
Type of Experience (Reader):
silent aloud unknown
solitary in company unknown
single serial unknown
Type of Experience (Listener):
solitary reactive 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: Admiralty
Religion: Church of England
Country of origin: England
Country of experience: England
Listeners present if any:
(e.g. family, servants, friends, workmates)
wife, Elizabeth Pepys?
Additional comments: n/a


Text Being Read:

Author: [unknown]
Title: Masse Book
Genre: Other religious
Form of Text: Print: Book
Publication details: n/a
Provenance: owned


Source Information:

Record ID: 11641  
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: 282
  Additional comments: Co-editor William Matthews

Citation: Samuel Pepys, Robert Latham (ed.), The diary of Samuel Pepys (London, 1970), 1, p. 282,, accessed: 28 February 2024

Additional comments:



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