✹ About Sunday 22 September 1661 eileen d. on 30 May 2017 • Link "For a different aspect of Pepys's era, try "Memoirs of Louis XIV and his Court and of the Regency" by the Duke of Saint-Simon." thank you, Jim Williams, for the ref. This book has been digitized by Project Gutenberg. It is also available for free via Amazon for Kindle. I know it won't be anything like reading Samuel's diary with all these amazing annotations, but I've downloaded it and will give it a try!