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Record 11851

Reading Experience:

'This day I bought the second part of Dr Bates's "Elenchus", which reaches to the fall of Richard and no further, for which I am sorry.'
Century: 1600-1699
Date: 13 Feb 1663
Country: England
Time: n/a
Place: city: London
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: Admiralty, Clerk of the Acts
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: George Bate
Title: Elenchi motuum nuperorum in Anglia pars secunda
Genre: History
Form of Text: Print: Book
Publication details: 1663, published in Latin for the international market
Provenance: owned


Source Information:

Record ID: 11851  
Source - Print  
  Author: Samuel Pepys
  Editor: Robert Latham
  Title: The diary of Samuel Pepys
  Place of Publication: London
  Date of Publication: 1970
  Vol: 4
  Page: 42
  Additional comments: n/a

Citation: Samuel Pepys, Robert Latham (ed.), The diary of Samuel Pepys (London, 1970), 4, p. 42,, accessed: 25 July 2024

Additional comments:

Must have read or looked through the book after purchase to find out it only went up to the fall of Richard Cromwell, which disappointed him



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