Daily entries from the 17th century London diary
william wright has posted 8 annotations/comments since 16 February 2013.
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About Monday 8 October 1660
Wonderful examples of Gilded Leather wall coverings can be seen in Oxborough Hall Norfolk.
About Thursday 5 July 1660
"spent" normally means the animal, fish, or whatever has spawned. Maybe itmeant that they had been culled after the rut.
About Wednesday 27 June 1660
I'm with Gillian Bagwell on "Ill dressed". Shabby run down premises or "tired" as we say, but good food. Been in several places like that myself.
About Thursday 7 June 1660
the water came pouring into my mouth"
I have worked on lots of old wooden sailing ships in my time and believe mewater comes through the decking like rain in some cases. Old tar and oakumcaulking would not have been the best in Sam's day so yes I can see himgetting water in his face while asleep as it has happened to me many a time.
About Tuesday 15 May 1660
Tonyel. The blue ones are clickable and take you to that persons comments.The black ones do not. Maybe they are no longer active.
About Monday 30 April 1660
I do not think grog was introduced until the 1740s, but I may be wrong on that.
About Friday 30 March 1660
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About Wednesday 15 February 1659/60
Till a pity that lots of the links are broken in the annotations. Thankfully not all.