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.

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David Quidnunc   Link to this

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 to this

Roger Pepys's family

(with their ages as of 1 January 1660)

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

Thomas, MD of Impington

Roger himself: 42 (1617-88)

Talbot, 22 (1647-81)
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 to this

The house of C spelt his name Pepis.

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