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Record 420

Reading Experience:

Evidence:
I left the old woman with mother as soon as supper was done. Read Baker's Chronicles 1 1/2 hours. Bed at 11.
Century: 1700-1799
Date: 8 Sep 1727
Country: England
Time: evening: after supper, before 11pm
Place: city: Wandsworth, nr London
location in dwelling: at home, bedroom 'own chamber'
   
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:Gertrude Savile
Age Adult (18-100+)
Gender Female
Date of Birth 22 Jan 1697
Socio-economic group: Royalty / aristocracy
Occupation: sister of George, 7th Baronet Savile,Lord of Rufford, from whom she gained an allowance
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: Richard Baker
Title: A Chronicle of the Kings of England
Genre: History
Form of Text: Print: Book
Publication details: n/a
Provenance: unknown

 

Source Information:

Record ID: 420  
Source - Print  
  Author: Gertrude Savile
  Editor: Alan Savile
  Title: Secret Comment: The Diaries of Gertrude Savile, 1721-1757
  Place of Publication: Notthingham
  Date of Publication: 1997
  Vol: n/a
  Page: 60
  Additional comments: n/a

Citation: Gertrude Savile, Alan Savile (ed.), Secret Comment: The Diaries of Gertrude Savile, 1721-1757 (Notthingham, 1997), p. 60, http://can-red-lec.library.dal.ca/Arts/reading/recorddetails2.php?id=420, accessed: 27 September 2022

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