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Record 22123

Reading Experience:

Evidence:
'Whilst I was at home, I remember, my father would make mee read the Bible; which, through an eager desire of play, and that inbred corruption wherby I hated all things that were good, I cared not for; this unwillingness to read, and stammering when I did read did tire out his patience, so he would let mee leave of[f]'
Century: 1600-1699
Date: Between 1649 and 1650
Country: England
Time: n/a
Place: city: Colchester
county: Essex
   
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:Isaac Archer
Age Child (0-17)
Gender Male
Date of Birth 23 Dec 1641
Socio-economic group: Clergy (includes all denominations)
Occupation: Minister in Church of England
Religion: Church of England
Country of origin: England
Country of experience: England
Listeners present if any:
(e.g. family, servants, friends, workmates)
Reader's father was listening to him read.
Additional comments: n/a

 

Text Being Read:

Author:
Title: The Bible
Genre: Bible
Form of Text: Print: Book
Publication details: n/a
Provenance: n/a

 

Source Information:

Record ID: 22123  
Source - Print  
  Author: n/a
  Editor: Matthew Storey
  Title: Two East Anglian Diaries 1641-1729: Isaac Archer and William Coe
  Place of Publication: Woodbridge, Suffolk
  Date of Publication: 1994
  Vol: n/a
  Page: 47-48
  Additional comments: The orginal source is a manuscript journal, Cambridge University Library, Additional Manuscript 8499

Citation: Matthew Storey (ed.), Two East Anglian Diaries 1641-1729: Isaac Archer and William Coe (Woodbridge, Suffolk, 1994), p. 47-48, http://can-red-lec.library.dal.ca/Arts/reading/recorddetails2.php?id=22123, accessed: 02 December 2021

Additional comments:

 

 

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