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Record 14271

Reading Experience:

'and so home, I reading all the way to make an end of "The Bondman" (which the oftener I read, the more I like), and begin "The Duchesse of Malfy", which seems a good play.'
Century: 1600-1699
Date: 2 Nov 1666
Country: England
Time: afternoon
Place: city: London
other location: in a water taxi on the Thames, returning to London from 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, 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: Philip Massinger
Title: The Bondman
Genre: Drama
Form of Text: Print: Book
Publication details: n/a
Provenance: owned


Source Information:

Record ID: 14271  
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: 352
  Additional comments: n/a

Citation: Samuel Pepys, Robert Latham (ed.), The diary of Samuel Pepys (London, 1972), 7, p. 352,, accessed: 28 January 2023

Additional comments:

Pepys purchased this book on 25 May 1661



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