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Record 22141

Reading Experience:

'May 11. I read the lives of some moderne divines, and I was ashamed to find how short I came of such examples for zeale, and diligence. In Mr Stockton's life, whom I knew, I found that being soberly brought up he found not that change, which others, who were wicked, found at their conversion . . . '
Century: 1600-1699
Date: 11 May 1683
Country: England
Time: n/a
Place: city: Mildenhall
county: Suffolk
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 Adult (18-100+)
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)
Additional comments: n/a


Text Being Read:

Author: Samuel Clarke
Title: The Lives of Sundry Eminent Persons
Genre: Other religious, Biography
Form of Text: Print: Book
Publication details: 1683
Provenance: owned
Probably owned by reader


Source Information:

Record ID: 22141  
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: 167
  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. 167,, accessed: 02 December 2021

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