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Most recently annotated Diary Entries

Saturday 2 May 1663 by Terry Foreman

""I think to fetch over my young Lord Hinchinbroke"" Edward Mountagu,…

Friday 1 May 1663 by Terry Foreman

The Account Keeper, painting by Nicolaes Maes…

Monday 16 December 1661 by Sasha Clarkson

Interesting Bill :) I wonder whose observations and calculations Andrews'…

Thursday 27 July 1665 by Vikki V

I think Fissant is Elizabeth's Gauden's sister, and Denis Gauden's sister in…

Sunday 1 January 1659/60 by meech

I second the last annotation. I've wanted to read this diary for many years,…

Friday 13 December 1661 by Louise Hudson

Australian Susan wrote "...while I all the while stood looking on a pretty…

Thursday 12 December 1661 by Terry Foreman

Good question, Tonyel! The body of a wealthy lawyer was not likely seized by…

Sunday 1 December 1661 by Chris Squire UK

OED has: ‘clap . . IV. Of action resembling the preceding in its prompt…

Sunday 15 December 1661 by Bill

Well, let's not forget that when Sam's sister came into his house, she came…

Wednesday 29 April 1663 by Terry Foreman

Methinks it is Will Stankes who finds city noise so unendurable. He supped…

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

Brick bats by Bill

BRICKBAT, A piece of brick, ---A Dictionary Of The English Language. Samuel…

John Selden by Bill

[continued] But, however, though he continued member of the house, and was in…

Quest House by Terry Foreman

A description of the career of the Quest House at St Giles,…

Castle by Antiquarian

At the time of Pepys' visits to the Castle tavern in 1667 I belive the landlord…

Fissant Gauden by Vikki V

I think Fissant is Elizabeth's Gauden's sister, and Denis Gauden's sister in…

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!