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Most recently annotated Diary Entries

Sunday 27 October 1661 by Chris Squire UK

Slingsby gets an entry in the DNB describing his career before 1660 serving the…

Saturday 26 October 1661 by Chris Squire UK

The Hudson review can be yours for $10. Here are two you can read for…

Friday 1 November 1661 by Bill

"looked over some medals that they shewed us" MEDAL, A Piece of Metal like…

Wednesday 30 October 1661 by Sasha Clarkson

"... a bottle or two of wine ... " They may not have been that…

Tuesday 29 October 1661 by Louise Hudson

". . .we met at the Dolphin, where other company came to us, and should have…

Monday 7 October 1667 by Ivan

As an inhabitant of Enfield I would very much like to know where exactly Mr…

Thursday 19 December 1661 by Bill

" fall out with my wife very highly about her ribbands" RIBBAND, or Ribbon,…

Thursday 24 October 1661 by Edith Lank

I've always assumed that those brief summaries of the day's events mark times…

Friday 21 November 1662 by Mary K

Spitting sheet. This makes sense and fits well with Sam's reference to…

Monday 30 June 1662 by bw

Sam commented some time ago about having got an office for himself off from the…

Most recently annotated Letters

Balthazar St Michel to Samuel Pepys by Fabbz

LOL

Samuel Pepys to John Evelyn by Terry Foreman

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

Balthazar St Michel to Samuel Pepys by Terry Foreman

"You daily and hourly so comble me" comble : French, "fill"

Samuel Pepys to John Evelyn by Terry Foreman

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

Most recently annotated Encyclopedia Topics

William Rumbold by Bill

RUMBOLD, WILLIAM (1613-1667), cavalier; brother of Henry Rumbold; attended…

Capt. Henry Isham by Sandra Freeman

Vincent Begley - The John Isham you speak of was my 7th gr-grandfather and I…

Sculls/Oars by Bill

On 22 July 1660 a "pair of oars" is mentioned, with…

Gherkins by Bill

GHERKINS, a Sort of foreign pickled Cucumbers ---An Universal Etymological…

Thomas Hollier by Bill

A SCALD HEAD, a scurfy or scabbed Head ---An Universal Etymological English…

Most recently commented-on In-Depth Articles

A Voice for Elizabeth by Cara

Jeannine, this is a superb article, with loads to think about, and a really…

'Plague: Murder has a New Friend' by C.C. Humphreys by Bill

Too bad there is no ebook version.

Sunday Lunch with Mr and Mrs Pepys by Carol

Thank you so much for this Sue. I now have a clear picture in my head of how…

The Garden at the Navy Office by Weavethe hawk

I would love to know where I could see a larger version of the 1742 print…

The Bagwells by Gillian Bagwell

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Most recently commented-on Site News Posts

A new Pepys walk around Westminster by Bill

I stopped off in London on my return to America and spent the afternoon doing…

Pepys Family Tree updated by Sasha Clarkson

Thanks Phi! :) Might I make a further request for when your busy schedule…

Diary and Encyclopedia data available by kyle mathews

The link to the JSON file seems broken... could it be restored? I'm hoping to…

Samuel Pepys' Playlist on BBC Radio 4 by Ivan

One of the contributors describes "Beauty Retire" as "haunting" but to my ears…

'Great Fire of London' TV drama by Kathryn Myers

Terry, Mays is brilliant! What an amazing actor!