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Record 2389

Reading Experience:

Evidence:
From thence he was sent to Eaton, where he was educated other six years, during all which time he was more than ordinarily studious and industrious; for when other boyes upon play-dayes took liverty for their sports and pastimes, he would be at his book, wherein he took more delight than others could finde in their Recreations, whereby he profited beyond many his equals.
Century: 1500-1599
Date: Between 1 Nov 1589 and 31 Dec 1595
Country: England
Time: daytime
Place: city: Eaton
other location: at school
   
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:William Gouge
Age Child (0-17)
Gender Male
Date of Birth 1 Nov 1575
Socio-economic group: Professional / academic / merchant / farmer
Occupation: son of godly gentleman, and his mother the duaghter of a London merchant
Religion: Protestant
Country of origin: England
Country of experience: England
Listeners present if any:
(e.g. family, servants, friends, workmates)
n/a
Additional comments: n/a

 

Text Being Read:

Author:
Title: [unknown]
Genre: n/a
Form of Text: Print: Book
Publication details: n/a
Provenance: unknown

 

Source Information:

Record ID: 2389  
Source - Print  
  Author: Samuel Clarke
  Editor: n/a
  Title: A collection of the lives of ten eminent divines famous in their generations for learning, prudence, piety, and painfulness in the work of the ministry
  Place of Publication: n/a
  Date of Publication: 1662
  Vol: n/a
  Page: [95-6]
  Additional comments: n/a

Citation: Samuel Clarke, A collection of the lives of ten eminent divines famous in their generations for learning, prudence, piety, and painfulness in the work of the ministry (1662), p. [95-6], http://can-red-lec.library.dal.ca/Arts/reading/recorddetails2.php?id=2389, accessed: 30 September 2022

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