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Record 9542

Reading Experience:

'In George North's "Description of Swedland, Gotland, and Finland" (1561), on sig.G2r next to a textual discussion of the "Swecian Language" and a copy of "The Lordes Prayer" in Swedish, Harvey adds: "The same radical of owre Inglish, & Scottish, notwithstanding sundrie dialects, or idioms, even amongst owrselves".'
Century: 1500-1599, 1600-1699
Date: Between 1 Jan 1561 and 7 Feb 1630
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 Unknown
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: George North
Title: Description of Swedland, Gotland, and Finland
Genre: Geography / Travel, Languages
Form of Text: Print: Book
Publication details: 1561
Provenance: owned


Source Information:

Record ID: 9542  
Source - Print  
  Author: Virginia F. Stern
  Editor: n/a
  Title: Gabriel Harvey: His Life, Marginalia and Library
  Place of Publication: Oxford
  Date of Publication: 1979
  Vol: n/a
  Page: 143
  Additional comments: n/a

Citation: Virginia F. Stern, Gabriel Harvey: His Life, Marginalia and Library (Oxford, 1979), p. 143,, accessed: 17 April 2024

Additional comments:



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