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Record 21965

Reading Experience:

'I went into old William Hasleden's in Ashton; his wife was sicke and I read in the Practice of Pietie, and as I was reading she gave up the ghost.'
Century: 1600-1699
Date: 21 Dec 1666
Country: England
Time: night
Place: city: Ashton
county: Lancashire
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:Roger Lowe
Age Adult (18-100+)
Gender n/a
Date of Birth n/a
Socio-economic group: Clerk / tradesman / artisan / smallholder
Occupation: Shopkeeper
Religion: Presbyterian
Country of origin: England
Country of experience: England
Listeners present if any:
(e.g. family, servants, friends, workmates)
The wife of William Hasleden
Additional comments: n/a


Text Being Read:

Author: Lewis Bayly
Title: The Practice of Piety
Genre: Other religious
Form of Text: Print: Book
Publication details: n/a
Provenance: read in situ


Source Information:

Record ID: 21965  
Source - Print  
  Author: n/a
  Editor: William L. Sachse
  Title: The Diary of Roger Lowe
  Place of Publication: London, New York, Toronto
  Date of Publication: 1938
  Vol: n/a
  Page: 109
  Additional comments: n/a

Citation: William L. Sachse (ed.), The Diary of Roger Lowe (London, New York, Toronto, 1938), p. 109,, accessed: 04 December 2023

Additional comments:



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