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Record Number: 14239


Reading Experience:

Evidence:

'By and by the Duke of York comes and we had a meeting; and among other things, I did read my declaration of the proceedings of the Victualling action this year, and desired his Royal Highness to give me the satisfaction of knowing whether his Royal Highness was pleased therewith. He told me he was...'

Century:

1600-1699

Date:

26 Jul 1666

Country:

England

Time

afternoon: after dinner

Place:

city: London
location in dwelling: rooms of the Duke of York

Type of Experience
(Reader):
 

silent aloud unknown
solitary in company unknown
single serial unknown

Type of Experience
(Listener):
 

solitary reactive 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

James Stuart, Duke of York


Additional Comments:

n/a



Text Being Read:

Author:

Samuel Pepys

Title:

Declaration of the proceedings of the victualling action

Genre:

Law

Form of Text:

Manuscript: Sheet

Publication Details

n/a

Provenance

owned


Source Information:

Record ID:

14239

Source:

Print

Author:

Samuel Pepys

Editor:

Robert Latham

Title:

The diary of Samuel Pepys

Place of Publication:

London

Date of Publication:

1972

Vol:

7

Page:

219

Additional Comments:

Co-editor William Matthews

Citation:

Samuel Pepys, Robert Latham (ed.), The diary of Samuel Pepys, (London, 1972), 7, p. 219, http://www.open.ac.uk/Arts/reading/UK/record_details.php?id=14239, accessed: 13 April 2021


Additional Comments:

None

   
   
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