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Record 20757

Reading Experience:

'[at Christmas, Easter and on other holidays, he] 'would be at Work or Study, whilst my Fellow-servants were abroad taking their Pleasure. I was then upon Astrolgy [sic], a Science too rashly decried by some' [he then discusses the merits of Astrology at length, but not mentioning any specific texts]
Century: 1600-1699
Date: Until: 31 Dec 1655
Country: England
Time: n/a
Place: city: London
specific address: Fleet Street
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:Thomas Tryon
Age Adult (18-100+)
Gender Male
Date of Birth 6 Sep 1634
Socio-economic group: Clerk / tradesman / artisan / smallholder
Occupation: apprentice castor-maker, later merchant
Religion: anabaptist (for a short time)
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: [books on astrology]
Genre: Astrology / alchemy / occult
Form of Text: Print: Book
Publication details: n/a
Provenance: unknown


Source Information:

Record ID: 20757  
Source - Print  
  Author: Thomas Tryon
  Editor: n/a
  Title: Some Memoirs of the Life of Tho. Tryon, Late of London, Merchant
  Place of Publication: London
  Date of Publication: 1705
  Vol: n/a
  Page: 20-21
  Additional comments: n/a

Citation: Thomas Tryon, Some Memoirs of the Life of Tho. Tryon, Late of London, Merchant (London, 1705), p. 20-21,, accessed: 28 February 2024

Additional comments:



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