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Record 14903

Reading Experience:

'and there got Balty to read to me out of Sorbiere's observations in his voyage into England; and then to bed.'
Century: 1600-1699
Date: 19 May 1668
Country: England
Time: evening
Place: city: London
location in dwelling: at the home of Samuel Pepys
Type of Experience (Reader):
silent aloud unknown
solitary in company unknown
single serial unknown
Type of Experience (Listener):
passive in company unknown
single serial unknown

Reader/Listener/Reading Group:

Reader:Balthasar St Michael
Age Adult (18-100+)
Gender Male
Date of Birth n/a
Socio-economic group: Professional / academic / merchant / farmer
Occupation: minor naval official
Religion: n/a
Country of origin: England
Country of experience: England
Listeners present if any:
(e.g. family, servants, friends, workmates)
Samuel Pepys, his brother in law
Additional comments: brother in law of Samuel Pepys


Text Being Read:

Author: Samuel de Sorbiere
Title: voyage into England
Genre: Autobiog / Diary, Geography / Travel, satire
Form of Text: Print: Book
Publication details: 1664
Provenance: borrowed (private library)


Source Information:

Record ID: 14903  
Source - Print  
  Author: Samuel Pepys
  Editor: Robert Latham
  Title: The diary of Samuel Pepys
  Place of Publication: London
  Date of Publication: 1970
  Vol: 9
  Page: 206
  Additional comments: Co-editor William Matthews

Citation: Samuel Pepys, Robert Latham (ed.), The diary of Samuel Pepys (London, 1970), 9, p. 206,, accessed: 21 March 2023

Additional comments:



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