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Record 9496

Reading Experience:

'[Gabriel] Harvey no doubt has the incident [of Philip, Lord Surrey's 'attempts [...] on the virtue' of Harvey's sister Mercy, c. Christmas 1574] in mind when in his copy of Erasmus' "Parabolae" to the words "stultus magnifica fortuna iniucunda", he adds the notes, "you knowe, who vsed to write: 'Vnhappy Philip'."'
Century: 1500-1599
Date: Between 1 Dec 1574 and 30 Jun 1577
Country: England
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:Gabriel Harvey
Age Adult (18-100+)
Gender Male
Date of Birth 1545
Socio-economic group: Professional / academic / merchant / farmer
Occupation: Writer/Academic
Religion: Christian
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: Desiderius Erasmus
Title: Parabolae
Genre: Unknown
Form of Text: Print: Book
Publication details: n/a
Provenance: owned


Source Information:

Record ID: 9496  
Source - Print  
  Author: Gabriel Harvey
  Editor: G. C. Moore Smith
  Title: Gabriel Harvey's Marginalia
  Place of Publication: Stratford-Upon-Avon
  Date of Publication: 1913
  Vol: n/a
  Page: 16
  Additional comments: n/a

Citation: Gabriel Harvey, G. C. Moore Smith (ed.), Gabriel Harvey's Marginalia (Stratford-Upon-Avon, 1913), p. 16,, accessed: 17 April 2024

Additional comments:



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