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Record 12263

Reading Experience:

'but we had breakfasted a little at Mr Gawdens, he being out of town though; and there borrowed Dr Taylors Sermons, and is a most excellent book and worth my buying'
Century: 1600-1699
Date: 28 Nov 1665
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 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)
Additional comments: n/a


Text Being Read:

Author: Jeremy Taylor
Title: A collection of polemical discourses, wherein the Church of England in its worst as well as more flourishing condition, is defended
Genre: Sermon
Form of Text: Print: Book
Publication details: 1657
Provenance: borrowed (private library)


Source Information:

Record ID: 12263  
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: 312
  Additional comments: Co-editor William Matthews

Citation: Samuel Pepys, Robert Latham (ed.), The diary of Samuel Pepys (London, 1971), 6, p. 312,, accessed: 26 May 2024

Additional comments:



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