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Rich has posted seven annotations/comments since 8 March 2016.

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25 Jan 2021, 7:22 p.m. - Rich

See the 2004 film "Stage Beauty" for its take on Kynaston's career - featuring Hugh Bonneville of Downton Abbey fame as Pepys (aka "Peeps")! It includes a version of Kynaston's beating, though under different circumstances.

11 Oct 2019, 4:52 p.m. - Rich

Sounds like Mr. Frampton really came alive. Pepys' has only occasionally mentioned his anniversary in these October 10th entries from 1660 up to this point: in 1666, 1664 and 1661 (when a bruised testicle kept the 28-year-old and his 20-year-old bride from celebrating their 6th anniversary)

20 Nov 2017, 7:48 p.m. - Rich

When you click on Mrs. Bagwell's references tab, you'll see that Pepys has been grooming her for an affair right from the start, forming a sneaky friendship with the young couple, finding excuses to see her alone (and promising career advancement for hubby), then progressing from tickles under the chin to friendly kisses to....

11 Aug 2016, 4:28 p.m. - Rich

It's cute how much Pepys fancies his new rule...Here's a good page of very early slide rules, from the Slide Rule Museum (note: it's not organized chronologically)

9 Aug 2016, 4:56 p.m. - Rich

Here is the Mrs. Pepys book, on Amazon:

6 Jun 2016, 6:21 p.m. - Rich

I'm waiting to hear what Sir Charles Barkley has to say about the Cavaliers' chances.

8 Mar 2016, 5:24 p.m. - Rich

Twelve pairs of gloves? Sounds excessive. Do they wear out that quickly?