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Most recently annotated Diary Entries

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Tuesday 25 August 1663 by San Diego Sarah

Thanks, Terry, for the timing of the Lord Mayor's tenure. This…

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Monday 31 August 1663 by Tripleransom

The discussion of the mutinies during WWI cited by Aqua is still…

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Sunday 30 August 1663 by Terry Foreman

""Dined alone with my wife" Oxymoron Sam ?" I agree with…

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Wednesday 4 September 1667 by Terry Foreman

"at an acquaintance of W. Hewer’s, where there was some learned…

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Wednesday 6 November 1667 by Terry Foreman

"Sir G. Downing....tells me here that he is passing a Bill to make…

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Tuesday 3 September 1667 by Terry Foreman

"attended the Duke of York about the list of ships that we propose to…

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Monday 2 September 1667 by Terry Foreman

"the King, playing at tennis, had a steele- yard carried to him, and…

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Sunday 1 September 1667 by Terry Foreman

"Sir H. Cholmly tells me..... Blancfort is made Privy-purse to the…

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Tuesday 1 September 1663 by Terry Foreman

"I wonder what Capt. William Hickes wants. He's going to a lot of…

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Friday 18 September 1663 by Bill

“if they be born there, they do call the Breedlings’ 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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Merry Andrew by Terry Foreman

merry-andrew (n.) "a buffoon; a zany; a jack-pudding" [Johnson],…

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Capt. William Hickes by San Diego Sarah

Terry continues on the trail of the diligent Capt. William Hickes ...…

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Sir John Colladon by Bill

Sir John Colladon, M.D., was elected an Honorary Fellow of the…

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Thomas Plume (Vicar of Greenwich) by San Diego Sarah

I found this summary confusing until I discovered Dr. Thomas Plume…


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…


Most recently commented-on Site News Posts

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Roll Call. Say hello! by Mary Ellen

Greetings from Illinois. I am more or less speed reading thru this…

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New search feature by Terry Foreman

Phil. Thanks for this! I've found myself using Google and the…