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Phil  •  Link

I'm guessing that when Pepys refers to "Yarmouth" he means what is now Great Yarmouth on the Norfolk coast; this seems to make more sense to me than the Yarmouth on the Isle of Wight. I may be wrong though...

Pedro.  •  Link

Almost certainly Great Yarmouth.

Amazing history of sea-fairing people.
In 1660 Edward Hyde, Earl of Clarendon, was High Steward of the Borough, perhaps this adds to the likelyhood?

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Chart showing the number of references in each month of the diary’s entries.



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