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Saturday 16 January 1663/64 by RSGII

When studying engineering in the days before computers, we all used…

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Tuesday 12 January 1663/64 by San Diego Sarah

Hi Gerald ... click through on William Wight to the Encyclopedia. On…

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Sunday 24 January 1663/64 by San Diego Sarah

Thanks, Terry, I would never have guessed this one. Sultan Mehmed IV…

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Monday 6 July 1668 by Terry Foreman

"And hear many pretty stories of my Lord Chancellor's being…

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Thursday 2 July 1668 by Terry Foreman

The Royal Society at a standstill because the "operator's sick" this…

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Wednesday 1 July 1668 by Terry Foreman

"on Cooper, to know when my wife shall come to sit for her picture,…

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Monday 29 June 1668 by Terry Foreman

"This morning Mr. May shewed me the King’s new buildings at White…

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Friday 8 January 1663/64 by Chris Squire UK

Re: ‘ . . his man is guilty of confederacy . .’ ‘confederacy, n. <…

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Thursday 14 January 1663/64 by San Diego Sarah

Thank you -- I did get Mennes and Carteret confused. Duh!

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Friday 19 June 1668 by Terry Foreman

"some trouble about some business of Mr. Povy’s he told me of the…


Most recently annotated Letters

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Samuel Pepys to John Evelyn by Claire Martin

"If it thwart noe occasions of yours it might be usefull that you…

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Samuel Pepys to John Evelyn by Terry Foreman

Dr. Parry-Jones, In the article on Elizabeth in the L&M Companion…

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Samuel Pepys to John Evelyn by Terry Foreman

"It is implicit, though, from the content of this letter that P had…


Most recently annotated Encyclopedia Topics

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Broad Face (Reading, Berkshire) by Terry Foreman

The Broad Face Inn was situated on the Market Place. This 17th…

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Wells, Somerset by Terry Foreman

Wells is a cathedral city and civil parish in the Mendip district of…

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Wilton House by Terry Foreman

Wilton House is an English country house situated at Wilton near…

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Hereford, Herefordshire by Terry Foreman

Hereford (Listeni/ˈhɛrᵻfərd/) is a cathedral city, civil parish and…

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Old Sarum, Salisbury by Terry Foreman

Old Sarum is the site of the earliest settlement of Salisbury in…


Most recently commented-on In-Depth Articles

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Samuel Pepys and Fleet Street by Seeker

There are references elsewhere on this site to the Fountain Tavern in…

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A Walk with Ferrers by Sasha Clarkson

There was no direct English precedent for granting precedence and…


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Photos of St Olave's by Terry Foreman

Images for St Olave Hart Street - "Our Church" (Samuel…

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Roll Call. Say hello! by Silver Smith

I have been reading the diary, including the annotations, straight…