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Beth Meacham has posted three annotations/comments since 4 March 2016.

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Second Reading

About Tuesday 24 November 1663

Beth Meacham  •  Link

A couple years later, but the clysters are enemas. And while he's still complaining, I see no hint that he's taken up his doctor's advice to eat porridge and black bread.

About Monday 27 July 1663

Beth Meacham  •  Link

Ah, not a horseman among you. Sam has a saddle sore, a blister on his sensitive tissue caused by chafing of his clothes on the saddle leather. He's been riding for hours a day for several days, and he is not hardened to it. Also, I'll bet a lot that his riding suit had a seam along the crotch, which would only make it worse.