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Kyle in San Diego has posted 42 annotations/comments since 5 April 2020.

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About Woolwich

Kyle in San Diego  •  Link

Why does Sam have his wife stay in Woolich during the plague and for the night of the Sept 4th during the Great Fire? What property does he own there or which of his friends own property that he is able to do this?

About Friday 10 May 1667

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I'm getting a 403 error when I try to look at specific locations on the map such as taverns. Are the webmasters aware of this and is this going to be fixed soon?

About Saturday 16 January 1663/64

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"and I to the caberet at the Cloche in the street du roy; and there, after some caresses" does anyone know if these caberet's were like motels today where you pay by the hour? are him and lane doing the wild fandango in public or was this type of behavior expected at caberets? it'd be nice to know how much privacy they had.

About Wednesday 11 May 1664

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@Mountebank, Yes, I too am quite surprised at how S reacts to this indecent proposal. He says "What to think of it of a sudden I know not". To me it is quite obvious what to think of it a sudden: crazy. Also crazy is that about 2 months later or so Elizabeth pays a visit to Uncle Wight. If I were Sam I would let her go near him again.

About Thursday 28 July 1664

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"Your grandchildren may find that very odd." I'm only 43 and childless. But in any case, my grandmother's grandchild finds that not exactly odd but interesting.

About Thursday 28 July 1664

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"I am the willinger to keepe one because I am in good hopes to get 2 or 300l. per annum extraordinary by the business of the victualling of Tangier" Does this mean he's going to get kickbacks from businessmen trying to get contracts with the Navy or is he going to get money through legal means?

About Monday 17 August 1663

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"To which she willing agreed, and will not tell me anything but that she do believe that my wife would have some body there that might not be so liable to give me information of things as she takes her to be. But, however, I must later to prevent all that."
Bradford wrote:
---Possible translation: Elizabeth would prefer help that might not be so liable to rat on her to Sam as Elizabeth thinks Ashwell is?

Yes, that is how I read the passage. I realize you're not reading the diary anymore but still.

About Friday 11 December 1663

Kyle in San Diego  •  Link

Could someone please help me out with this Field subplot. This is one plotline that I really have a tough time following. I didn't think this plotline would become such an important part of S's life but it has and I can't remember what it is all about. Why exactly is S liable to get into trouble due to Field?

About Wednesday 11 February 1662/63

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Looks like it's just a transcription of the trial, so nothing for the government to be ashamed of there. But thanks for digging that up for me. I really appreciate that.

About Wednesday 9 July 1662

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Thanks for the tip. I was looking for such a group but could only find a yahoo groups. You might want to post that info in the about section.

About Wednesday 9 July 1662

Kyle in San Diego  •  Link

Thanks. I'm also a little confused about S's working situation. Who is his immediate supervisor and how often does S have to meet with him? It also seems like he sets his own hours, is that true? I'm also not very clear about who else is with him when he's working in the office. Finally, 'nothing is right or wrong but thinking makes it so,' aside from being false is a quote from Shakespeare, more specifically Hamlet. RWE was undoubtedly quoting Shakes.