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Record Number: 14439


Reading Experience:

Evidence:

'and at noon all of us to Kent's at the Three Tun tavern and there dined well at Mr Gawden's charge. There the constable of the parish did show us the picklocks and dice that were found in the dead man's pockets, and but 18d in money - and a table-book, wherein were entered the names of several places where he was to go'

Century:

1600-1699

Date:

10 May 1667

Country:

England

Time

afternoon: after noon

Place:

city: London
specific address: Three Tuns tavern
other location: public house

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:

[unknown]

Title:

[table-book]

Genre:

n/a

Form of Text:

Manuscript: table-book

Publication Details

n/a

Provenance

read in situ


Source Information:

Record ID:

14439

Source:

Print

Author:

Samuel Pepys

Editor:

Robert Latham

Title:

The diary of Samuel Pepys

Place of Publication:

London

Date of Publication:

1974

Vol:

8

Page:

208

Additional Comments:

n/a

Citation:

Samuel Pepys, Robert Latham (ed.), The diary of Samuel Pepys, (London, 1974), 8, p. 208, http://www.open.ac.uk/Arts/reading/UK/record_details.php?id=14439, accessed: 13 April 2021


Additional Comments:

None

   
   
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