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Record 11675

Reading Experience:

''This day the parson read a proclamacion at church for the keeping of Wednesday next, the 30th of January, a fast for the murther of the late King.'
Century: 1600-1699
Date: 27 Jan 1661
Country: England
Time: daytime
Place: city: London
other location: in church
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:

Age Adult (18-100+)
Gender Male
Date of Birth n/a
Socio-economic group: Clergy (includes all denominations)
Occupation: parson
Religion: Church of England
Country of origin: n/a
Country of experience: England
Listeners present if any:
(e.g. family, servants, friends, workmates)
the congregation, including Samuel Pepys
Additional comments: n/a


Text Being Read:

Author: [unknown]
Title: A proclamation for observation of the thirtieth day of January as a day of fast and humiliation according to the late act of parliament for that purpose
Genre: Politics
Form of Text: Print: Handbill
Publication details: 25 January 1661
Provenance: read in situ


Source Information:

Record ID: 11675  
Source - Print  
  Author: Samuel Pepys
  Editor: Robert Latham
  Title: The diary of Samuel Pepys
  Place of Publication: London
  Date of Publication: 1970
  Vol: 2
  Page: 24
  Additional comments: co-editor Willam Matthews

Citation: Samuel Pepys, Robert Latham (ed.), The diary of Samuel Pepys (London, 1970), 2, p. 24,, accessed: 24 February 2024

Additional comments:



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