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Record Number: 11623


Reading Experience:

Evidence:

'...and with them to Marshes at Whitehall to drink, and stayed there a pretty while reading a pamphlet, well-writ and directed to Generall Monke in praise of the form of Monarchy which was settled here before the Warrs.'

Century:

1600-1699

Date:

20 Feb 1660

Country:

England

Time

afternoon
daytime

Place:

city: London
specific address: Whitehall

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:

Samuel Pepys

Age:

Adult (18-100+)

Gender:

Male

Date of Birth:

23 Feb 1633

Socio-Economic Group:

Professional / academic / merchant / farmer

Occupation:

Naval officer

Religion:

Church of England

Country of Origin:

England

Country of Experience:

England

Listeners present if any:
e.g family, servants, friends

n/a


Additional Comments:

n/a



Text Being Read:

Author:

Roger L'Estrange [? probably]

Title:

A plea for limited monarchy, as it was established in this nation, before the late war. In a humble address to his Excellency, General Monck

Genre:

Politics

Form of Text:

Print: Pamphlet

Publication Details

n/a

Provenance

read in situ


Source Information:

Record ID:

11623

Source:

Print

Author:

Samuel Pepys

Editor:

Robert Latham

Title:

The diary of Samuel Pepys

Place of Publication:

London

Date of Publication:

1970

Vol:

1

Page:

61

Additional Comments:

Co-editor William Matthews

Citation:

Samuel Pepys, Robert Latham (ed.), The diary of Samuel Pepys, (London, 1970), 1, p. 61, http://www.open.ac.uk/Arts/reading/UK/record_details.php?id=11623, accessed: 02 March 2021


Additional Comments:

None

   
   
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