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Phil   Link to this

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 to this

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?

For a view of the history see;
http://www.ean.co.uk/Bygones/History/Local/Norf...

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