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Record 14096

Reading Experience:

'But blessed be God, a good Bill this week we have - being but 237 in all and 42 of the plague, and of them, but 6 in the City - though my Lord Brouncker says that these 6 are most of them in new parishes, where they were not the last week.'
Century: 1600-1699
Date: 1 Mar 1666
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: [unknown]
Title: Bill of mortality
Genre: Medicine, Ephemera
Form of Text: Print: Broadsheet, Handbill, Poster
Publication details: n/a
Provenance: unknown


Source Information:

Record ID: 14096  
Source - Print  
  Author: Samuel Pepys
  Editor: Robert Latham
  Title: The diary of Samuel Pepys
  Place of Publication: London
  Date of Publication: 1972
  Vol: 7
  Page: 63
  Additional comments: Co-editor William Matthews

Citation: Samuel Pepys, Robert Latham (ed.), The diary of Samuel Pepys (London, 1972), 7, p. 63,, accessed: 24 February 2024

Additional comments:



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