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Terry Foreman has posted 8681 annotations/comments since 28 June 2005.
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About Wednesday 6 March 1660/61
Off-topic,. In 2011 and 2012 I enjoyed gatherings of annotators and lurking Pepysians in Virginia and Massachusetts. VA in 3/2011 https://www.flickr.com/search/?q=pepys&w;=91961... Organize: fun and rewarding.
About Friday 14 June 1661
L. Delawar and L. Berkeley. http://www.british-history.ac.uk/report.aspx?co...
Whereas this House, on the 7th of June Instant, at the Hearing of the Cause between the Lord Berkley and the Lord Delawar, touching Precedency, did direct that the Counsel on both Sides should meet, and state the Case, for avoiding Trouble to the House; which the Counsel of the Lord Berkeley hath proffered to do, but those on the other Side neglect to join therein:
It is ORDERED, That if the Counsel of the Lord Delawar shall not meet with those on the other Part as aforesaid by Thursday next, the 20th of this Instant, this House will proceed to a Hearing at the Bar, and make such final End, touching the Precedency in this Cause, as to their Lordships shall seem meet.
About Wednesday 12 June 1661
Sir R. Robert Slingsby's brother who went along to the Wardrobe was probably Arthur, who in 1658 was created first of the Slingsby baronets of Bifrons. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Slingsby_baronets
About Sunday 9 June 1661
Yes Sjoerd, "Jane Shore ... occupied an apartement in the Great Wardrobe" when, say L&M;, Edward IV used its building as a royal residence; but concerning her association with a specific tower there, little seems to be known,
About Thursday 6 June 1661
L&M; note the removal of organs from churches to taverns during the revolution possibly gave an impetus to concerts in England like the one Pepys describes. They refer us to John Donne (1572–1631) Satire II. “Sir, though—I thank God for it—I do hate” http://www.bartleby.com/357/176.html
As in some organ, puppets dance above And bellows pant below, which them do move
About Wednesday 5 June 1661
Botargo is [ indeed ] a Mediterranean delicacy of salted, cured fish roe, typically from grey mullet, tuna, or swordfish.Closely related names are used for it in various languages: bottarga (English), bottarga (Italian), butàriga (Sardinian), botarga (Occitan, Spanish, and Catalan, poutargue or boutargue (French), butarga (Portuguese), batarekh or butarkhah (Arabic), and avgotaraho (Greek αυγοτάραχο). https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Botargo
The east end is shown at bottom here on the Thames as SIDE; THE BANK can be seen by shifting West.http://www.motco.com/map/81002/SeriesSearchPlat...
About Col. Robert Slingsby
Sir Robert Slingsby, 1st Baronet https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Sir_Robert_Slings...
About The Garden at the Navy Office
Sue Nicholson, This is a very fine contribution to the site and digital Pepys scholarship.
It provides a much better sense than there was of the garden in which Samuel and Elizabeth sang for the appreciation of their neighbors -- and SP's "backdoor" access to the Navy Board property on Seething Lane!
Thanks very much -- and to Phil for the formatting!