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Record 2196

Reading Experience:

His words were not manie, yet he read all he sayd to us, a thing very unbecoming the chaire, and which I never before did see.
Century: 1600-1699
Date: 19 May 1685
Country: England
Time: daytime: after 4pm
Place: city: London
specific address: Houses of Parliament, Westminster
other location: The House of Commons
Type of Experience (Reader):
silent aloud unknown
solitary in company unknown
single serial unknown
Type of Experience (Listener):
solitary reactive unknown
single serial unknown

Reader/Listener/Reading Group:

Reader:Sir John Trevor
Age Adult (18-100+)
Gender Male
Date of Birth n/a
Socio-economic group: Gentry
Occupation: Speaker of the House of Commons
Religion: Church of England
Country of origin: England
Country of experience: England
Listeners present if any:
(e.g. family, servants, friends, workmates)
Members of the House of Commons
Additional comments: n/a


Text Being Read:

Author: Sir John Trevor
Title: [untitled]
Genre: Politics
Form of Text: Manuscript: Sheet
Publication details: n/a
Provenance: owned


Source Information:

Record ID: 2196  
Source - Print  
  Author: John Bramston
  Editor: n/a
  Title: Autobiography of Sir John Bramston
  Place of Publication: London
  Date of Publication: 1845
  Vol: n/a
  Page: 197
  Additional comments: n/a

Citation: John Bramston, Autobiography of Sir John Bramston (London, 1845), p. 197,, accessed: 01 June 2023

Additional comments:



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