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Record Number: 11940


Reading Experience:

Evidence:

'Scotland: it seems, for all the news-book tells us every week that they are all so quiet and everything in the Church settled, the old women had like to have killed the other day the Bishop of Galloway, and not half the churches of the whole kingdom conforms.'

Century:

1600-1699

Date:

Between 6 Apr 1663 and 15 May 1663

Country:

England

Time

n/a

Place:

city: London

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:

Admiralty, Clerk of the Acts

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:

[n/a]

Title:

Kingdom Intelligence

Genre:

Reference / General works

Form of Text:

Print: Newspaper

Publication Details

6 April 1663

Provenance

unknown


Source Information:

Record ID:

11940

Source:

Print

Author:

Samuel Pepys

Editor:

Robert Latham

Title:

The diary of Samuel Pepys

Place of Publication:

London

Date of Publication:

1970

Vol:

4

Page:

138

Additional Comments:

Co-editor William Matthews

Citation:

Samuel Pepys, Robert Latham (ed.), The diary of Samuel Pepys, (London, 1970), 4, p. 138, http://www.open.ac.uk/Arts/reading/UK/record_details.php?id=11940, accessed: 25 February 2021


Additional Comments:

None

   
   
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