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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.... https://www.pepysdiary.com/encyclopedia/6480/

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) http://sliderulemuseum.com/Rarities.htm

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

Here is the Mrs. Pepys book, on Amazon: https://www.amazon.com/Journal-Mrs-Pepys-Sara-George/dp/0754083535

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?