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Record 15023

Reading Experience:

Evidence:
'So home and to supper; and my wife to read, and Tom, my "Nipotisme", and then to bed.'
Century: 1600-1699
Date: 2 May 1669
Country: England
Time: evening
Place: city: London
location in dwelling: at home
   
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:Elizabeth Pepys
Age Adult (18-100+)
Gender Female
Date of Birth 23 Oct 1640
Socio-economic group: Professional / academic / merchant / farmer
Occupation: wife of 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)
Samuel Pepys, her husband, and Tom Edwards, his servant
Additional comments: n/a

 

Text Being Read:

Author: Gregorio Leti
Title: Il nipotismo di Roma: or The history of the Popes nephews from the time of Sixtus the IV to the death of the last Pope Alexander the VII. In two parts. Written originally in Italian, in the year 1667 and Englished by W.A.
Genre: Other religious, History
Form of Text: Print: Book
Publication details: 1669, translated by W. Aglionby
Provenance: owned

 

Source Information:

Record ID: 15023  
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: 542
  Additional comments: Co-editor William Matthews

Citation: Samuel Pepys, Robert Latham (ed.), The diary of Samuel Pepys (London, 1970), 8, p. 542, http://can-red-lec.library.dal.ca/Arts/reading/recorddetails2.php?id=15023, accessed: 24 April 2024

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