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Most recently annotated Diary Entries

Thursday 17 October 1661 by Chris Squire UK

DNB has: ‘ . . Despite Catherine's appeasement of the king she did not gain…

Wednesday 28 January 1662/63 by Terry Foreman

The House of Lords today is concerned that the King might exercise arbitrary…

Saturday 7 December 1661 by Bill

"concerning the business of striking sail, which I am now about" Pepys seems…

Sunday 1 December 1661 by Bill

"a brave collar of brawn" BRAWN, hard Flesh, sous'd Meat or Boar's…

Wednesday 30 October 1661 by Bill

"I am sorry to find my wife displeased with her maid Doll" Doll was hired on…

Tuesday 27 January 1662/63 by Terry Foreman

The House of Commons today drafts a response to the King's Declaration of…

Wednesday 16 October 1661 by Louise Hudson

My Joy of Cooking cookbook defines sounds as cod cheeks. Pepys said they were…

Tuesday 15 October 1661 by Chris Squire UK

OED has: 'blind adj. . . 8. a. Out of sight, out of the way, secret,…

Friday 21 March 1661/62 by bw

"Abracadabra is considered to be the most universally adopted phrase that is…

Monday 26 January 1662/63 by Terry Foreman

dirk's "spoiler" of Pepys's visit to the studio of Simon Pietersz Verelst 11…

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

Thomas Hollier by Bill

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

Samuel Cromleholme by Bill

Samuel Cromleholme (or Crumlum), born in Wiltshire in 1618; Surmaster of St.…

Joshua Kirton by Bill

Joseph Kirton was a bookseller in St. Paul's Churchyard, at the sign of "The…

Samuel Moyer by Bill

Samuel Moyer, one of the Council of State, 1653 ---Diary and correspondence of…

John Ireton by Bill

IRETON, JOHN (1615-1689), lord mayor of London, 1658; brother of Henry…

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

http://trees.ancestry.com/tree/55358060/person/13807389864

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!