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Record 14874

Reading Experience:

'After dinner by coach as far as the Temple and there saw a new book in Folio of all that suffered for the King in the late times - which I will buy; it seems well writ.'
Century: 1600-1699
Date: 26 Nov 1667
Country: England
Time: afternoon: after dinner
Place: city: London
specific address: Temple
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: Clerk of the Acts, Admiralty
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: David Lloyd
Title: Memories of the lives ... of those noble ... personages
Genre: Biography
Form of Text: Manuscript: Unknown
Publication details: licensed 27 July 1667, published 1668
Provenance: read in situ


Source Information:

Record ID: 14874  
Source - Print  
  Author: Samuel Pepys
  Editor: Robert Latham
  Title: The diary of Samuel Pepys
  Place of Publication: London
  Date of Publication: 1970
  Vol: 8
  Page: 547
  Additional comments: n/a

Citation: Samuel Pepys, Robert Latham (ed.), The diary of Samuel Pepys (London, 1970), 8, p. 547,, accessed: 21 February 2024

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