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Record 12259

Reading Experience:

'Thence back by water to Captain Cockes, and there he and I spent a great deal of the evening, as we had done the day, reading and discoursing over part of Mr Stillingfleete's "Origines Saacrae", wherein many things are very good - and some frivolous.'
Century: 1600-1699
Date: 12 Nov 1665
Country: England
Time: evening
Place: city: London
location in dwelling: at the lodgings of Captain Cockes
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 26 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)
Captain Cockes [George Cocke]
Additional comments: n/a


Text Being Read:

Author: Edward Stillingfleete
Title: Origines Sacrae, or A rational account of the grounds of Christian faith, as to the truth and divine authority of the scriptures
Genre: Other religious, Philosophy
Form of Text: Print: Book
Publication details: 1663
Provenance: owned


Source Information:

Record ID: 12259  
Source - Print  
  Author: Samuel Pepys
  Editor: Robert Latham
  Title: The diary of Samuel Pepys
  Place of Publication: London
  Date of Publication: 1971
  Vol: 6
  Page: 297
  Additional comments: Co-editor William Matthews

Citation: Samuel Pepys, Robert Latham (ed.), The diary of Samuel Pepys (London, 1971), 6, p. 297,, accessed: 21 June 2024

Additional comments:



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