Daily entries from the 17th century London diary
jude cooper has posted 8 annotations/comments since 7 March 2014.
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About Wednesday 7 August 1661
Locally, (welsh border) having your bait is the food you have late morning as breakfast, when you started work early. Used commonly by builders and farmers. And yes, Michelle, also used round here for your packed lunch at school.
About Sunday 12 May 1661
About Monday 6 May 1661
Interesting point, Jackie. The fact that girls were less valuable and less doctored, led to their greater survival, and ability to take power is something to ponder on...
About Thursday 2 May 1661
Frustrating how many links have expired- we are definately second generation pepysists in 2014. Good luck with the links, you readers in 2024!
About Wednesday 3 April 1661
Ten years on and still burbling about calendars! Thought you might like to know that Cwm Gwuan in pembrokeshire still uses the Julien calendar when celebrating new year. We also perform our mummers play on old twelfth night in Herefordshire.
About Thursday 28 March 1661
Hi Chester. I am also new- like you been reading it every day for months. Most of the commentators are from ten years ago, so its nice to know there are some other current readers. I would love a wall-map of Pepys's london if anyone knows where I can buy one.
About Sunday 24 March 1660/61
So that's where the parmisan was buried! Thanks Bill.
About Wednesday 6 March 1660/61
Hi, I am one of the many silent Pepys fans who read this page every day. Just like to say how much I enjoy the discussions, and ask to book my place on the Pepys beano in London that you are planning!