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About Christopher Pett

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The Pett family owned a large area of land in what is now suburban Southeast London called Petts Wood. The woodland, which still exists, was leased for the production of timber.

About Mary Mercer

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She and her brother both died young, in their twenties.

About Thursday 22 November 1666

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“..some bottles of new French wine of this year, mighty good...”

An early reference to the Beaujolais Nouveaux? Nowadays marked in France on the third Thursday of November and celebrated with fireworks and festivals in that region.