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Most recently annotated Diary Entries

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Monday 5 October 1663 by Terry Foreman

Correction, Pepys's lithotomy (stone removal) was 26 March 1658.

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Friday 2 October 1663 by Terry Foreman

Old Rowley. Charles II. was so called from his favourite…

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Monday 31 March 1662 by Bill

"He hath been ill, and continues so, under fits of…

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Saturday 22 March 1661/62 by Chris Squire UK

OED has: ‘fumble . . probably onomatopoeic; compare bumble ,…

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Tuesday 18 March 1661/62 by Chris Squire UK

OED has: ‘ague, n. < Anglo-Norman < post-classical Latin acuta 1.…

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Wednesday 26 March 1662 by Bill

Here is an entry from John Evelyn's diary, June, 1669. "I went…

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Monday 17 March 1661/62 by Chris Squire UK

OED has: ‘pink, n.2 < Middle Dutch pincke small sea-going ship,…

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Sunday 11 May 1662 by Bill

"a dull, flat Presbiter preached" PRESBYTER, an Ancient and…

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Thursday 1 May 1662 by Bill

"did ask me to lend him a grain or two" GRAIN, all Sorts of Corn;…


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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Grafham, Cambridgeshire by Terry Foreman

Grafham, Cambridgeshire is a small village near Huntingdon and St…

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Brampton, Cambridgeshire by Terry Foreman

BRAMPTON Brantune (xi cent.); Brantone, Bramtone (xii-xiii cent.);…

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King's Head (Islington) by Bill

Islington was famous for its dairies, brick-kilns, houses of…

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Godmanchester, Cambridgeshire by Terry Foreman

Godmanchester is a small town and civil parish within the…

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Shorthand by Terry Foreman

Tachygraphy the most exact and compendious methode of short and swift…


Most recently commented-on In-Depth Articles

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A Voice for Elizabeth by Cara

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

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The Garden at the Navy Office by Weavethe hawk

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

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The Bagwells by Gillian Bagwell

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Most recently commented-on Site News Posts

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New search feature by Terry Foreman

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

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A new design by Chris Squire UK

Samuel Pepys already has a Facebook page which doesn’t link…

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Pepys Family Tree updated by Sasha Clarkson

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