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John G has posted 26 annotations/comments since 6 October 2014.

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About Wednesday 24 October 1666

John G  •  Link

I note that no time was lost in commencing the rebuilding after the fire.
Does anyone know if there was a shortage of artisans and materials for the work to be done?
John G, Sydney

About Monday 12 March 1665/66

John G  •  Link

Yes Jonathon V, I remembered that it was a word, but had completely forgotten its meaning, so I had to look it up again too.
Loved you comment about using it in everyday conversation. Very intriguing idea. I will also try.

About Wednesday 24 January 1665/66

John G  •  Link

Oh, hi there SDS. Thought that a 'roove' must have been an ancient term for something else, then decided that it was a roof.
Cheers. John G, Sydney

About Tuesday 12 December 1665

John G  •  Link

RE: Terry's note of 2015 October 9. 'This was to be understood as a command of the Duke of York, not of the King'.
Yes this surprised me too until I came to the same conclusion as you, as the King is always 'His Majesty' and other royalty ( in this case the Duke of York), 'Royal Highness'.

About Sunday 5 November 1665

John G  •  Link

RG ten years ago:-'here here". Huh? [Where where?]
'Hear hear', please.

Also ' try and...'?
Please, ' try TO...'.