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Record 11651

Reading Experience:

'I fell a-reading in Fuller's "history of Abbys" and my wife in "Grand Cyrus" till 12 at night, and so to bed.'
Century: 1600-1699
Date: 7 Dec 1660
Country: England
Time: evening: before bed, until 12am
Place: city: London
specific address: Seething Lane
location in dwelling: at home
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:Elizabeth Pepys
Age Adult (18-100+)
Gender Female
Date of Birth 23 Oct 1640
Socio-economic group: Professional / academic / merchant / farmer
Occupation: wife of Admiralty
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: Madeleine de Scuderi
Title: Artamene, ou Le grand Cyrus
Genre: Fiction
Form of Text: Print: Book
Publication details: English translation published June 1660, in Pepys Library
Provenance: owned


Source Information:

Record ID: 11651  
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: 312
  Additional comments: Co-editor William Matthews

Citation: Samuel Pepys, Robert Latham (ed.), The diary of Samuel Pepys (London, 1970), 1, p. 312,, accessed: 23 April 2024

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