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Kerstin has posted three annotations/comments since 8 January 2014.

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Second Reading

About Friday 13 January 1659/60

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"From thence home again, and my wife was very unwilling to let me go forth, but with some discontent would go out if I did, and I going forth towards Whitehall., I saw she followed me, and so I staid and took her round through Whitehall, and so carried her home angry."

What curious passage. Was she jealous of Mrs. Jem?

About Thursday 12 January 1659/60

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"and in discourse broke to my wife what my thoughts were concerning my design of getting money by, &c."

It seems that they led a fairly happy marriage and he valued her opinions.

About Sunday 1 January 1659/60

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The left-over turkey incident: might it be that his wife was still upset because she had thought that she was pregnant. Notice the lack of comment or emotion that she is not ...