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Record 11995

Reading Experience:

'walked to see Sir W. Penn at Deptford, reading by the way a most ridiculous play, a new one call[ed] "The Politician cheated".'
Century: 1600-1699
Date: 29 Jul 1663
Country: England
Time: afternoon: after dinner
Place: city: London
other location: while walking to Deptford
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, Ckerk 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: Alexander Green
Title: The Politician cheated
Genre: Drama
Form of Text: Print: Book
Publication details: 1663
Provenance: unknown


Source Information:

Record ID: 11995  
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: 253
  Additional comments: Co-editor William Matthews

Citation: Samuel Pepys, Robert Latham (ed.), The diary of Samuel Pepys (London, 1970), 4, p. 253,, accessed: 07 December 2023

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