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Record 6396

Reading Experience:

Evidence:
[Marginalia]: ms annotations in form of numbers in margin from p.27- p.655 - as if reference system (they are in numerical order); there are also a few marginal notes in the introduction (unnumbered) and on p. 41 e.g. the text line 'Queen Mary herself, (naturally* a mild and loving Princess ....)' has ms note in margin '*false'; Text line '.. before amply conferred on Henry the Eighth, and the Queen* herself ...' has ms note '* therefore has the Popes Promd, not his obliging temper that made him do this ...'
Century:
Date: unknown
Country: unknown
Time: n/a
Place: n/a
   
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:Henry Fox
Age Adult (18-100+)
Gender Male
Date of Birth n/a
Socio-economic group: Unknown/NA
Occupation: unknown
Religion: unknown
Country of origin: unknown
Country of experience: unknown
Listeners present if any:
(e.g. family, servants, friends, workmates)
n/a
Additional comments: n/a

 

Text Being Read:

Author: William Camden
Title: The history of the most renowned and victorious princess Elizabeth, late Queen of England
Genre: History
Form of Text: Print: Book
Publication details: The fourth edition, ..., London : Printed by M. Flesher, for J. Tonson at the Judge's-Head in Chancery-Lane near Fleetstreet, 1688
Provenance: owned

 

Source Information:

Record ID: 6396  
Source - Manuscript Other
  Author: Annotated volume in the Dunimarle Library of the Erskines of Torrie in Fife: Camden, William, "The history of the most renowned and victorious princess Elizabeth, late Queen of England; containing all the most important and remarkable passages of state, both at home and abroad (so far as they were linked with English affairs) during her long and prosperous reign. Written by William Camden, Clarenceux king at arms.", (London, 1688), various pages, [DH LIB 1032]. ,,

Citation: Annotated volume in the Dunimarle Library of the Erskines of Torrie in Fife: Camden, William, "The history of the most renowned and victorious princess Elizabeth, late Queen of England; containing all the most important and remarkable passages of state, both at home and abroad (so far as they were linked with English affairs) during her long and prosperous reign. Written by William Camden, Clarenceux king at arms.", (London, 1688), various pages, [DH LIB 1032]. ,, http://can-red-lec.library.dal.ca/Arts/reading/recorddetails2.php?id=6396, accessed: 04 March 2024

Additional comments:

The style of the annotations suggests an earlier hand than that of the main generation of the Erskines suggesting that they are by the previous owner Fox. The date at which the volume came into the library is not known.

 

 

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