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Terry Foreman  •  Link

Margaret (Tom Pepys' servant), 1662.

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San Diego Sarah  •  Link

Wednesday 10 September 1662
"... So to my brother’s, and there finding both door and hatch open, I went in and knocked 3 or 4 times, and nobody came to me, which troubled me mightily; at last came Margaret, who complained of Peter, who by and by came in, and I did rattle him soundly for it.

I did afterwards take occasion to talk seriously alone with Margaret, who I find a very discreet, good woman, and tells me, upon my demand, that her master is a very good husband, and minds his business well, but his fault is that he has not command over his two men, but they do what they list, and care not for his commands, ..."

Sounds like Pepys liked Margaret.

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