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Record 24182

Reading Experience:

Evidence:
'I walked and kept Mr Hoby Compenie almost tel dinner time: then I reed a litle, and praied, and so to dinner: after which I hilped to read of the book for the placing of the people in the church to Mr Hoby, and then we went to church'
Century: 1500-1599
Date: 5 Sep 1599
Country: England
Time: afternoon: after dinner
Place: city: Hackness
county: North Yorkshire
location in dwelling
   
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:Margaret Hoby
Age Adult (18-100+)
Gender Female
Date of Birth 10 Feb 1571
Socio-economic group: Gentry
Occupation: wife of Sir Thomas Posthumous Hoby, JP
Religion: Church of England
Country of origin: England
Country of experience: England
Listeners present if any:
(e.g. family, servants, friends, workmates)
husband, Thomas Hoby
Additional comments: n/a

 

Text Being Read:

Author: [unknown]
Title: [a book of the pews in the church]
Genre: Other religious
Form of Text: Manuscript: Codex
Publication details: n/a
Provenance: unknown

 

Source Information:

Record ID: 24182  
Source - Print  
  Author: Margaret Hoby
  Editor: Dorothy M. Meads
  Title: Diary of Lady Margaret Hoby
  Place of Publication: London
  Date of Publication: 1930
  Vol: n/a
  Page: 69
  Additional comments: n/a

Citation: Margaret Hoby, Dorothy M. Meads (ed.), Diary of Lady Margaret Hoby (London, 1930), p. 69, http://can-red-lec.library.dal.ca/Arts/reading/recorddetails2.php?id=24182, accessed: 24 February 2024

Additional comments:

date of birth unknown, so date of baptism given instead

 

 

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