1893 text

Roger Pepys, son of Talbot Pepys of Impington, a barrister of the Middle Temple, M.P. for Cambridge, 1661-78, and Recorder of that town, 1660-88. He married, for the third time, Parnell, daughter and heiress of John Duke, of Workingham, co. Suffolk, and this was the wedding for which the posy ring was required.


This text comes from a footnote on a diary entry in the 1893 edition edited by Henry B. Wheatley.

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David Quidnunc  •  Link

Two descriptions of his character:

"a good-humoured barrister"
-- Claire Tomalin's Pepys biography, p. 97

"CHARACTER: simple and well-meaning . . . honest"
--Robert Latham (cataloging some of Pepys's diary entries about Roger), Vol. 11 (Index volume), "The Diary of Samuel Pepys" (1995) p. 220.

David Quidnunc  •  Link

Roger Pepys's family

(with their ages as of 1 January 1660)

PARENTS:
Talbot Pepys of Impington,76 (b. 1583)
Beatrice Castell

BROTHERS:
Thomas, MD of Impington
John

Roger himself: 42 (1617-88)

CHILDREN:
Talbot, 22 (1647-81)
John
Barbara, 15 (1644-89) "Bab"
Betty, 8 (1651-1716)

-- information from Pepys family tree in Claire Tomalin's Pepys biography, xii-xiii; and Robert Latham's Vol. 11 (index volume), The Diary of Samuel Pepys.

CGS  •  Link

The house of C spelt his name Pepis.

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