Tuesday 9 June 1668
|When come to Oxford, a very sweet place: paid our guide,||1l. 2s. 6d.|
|To dinner; and then out with my wife and people, and landlord:|
|and to him that showed us the schools and library,||10s.|
|to him that showed us All Souls’ College, and Chichly’s picture,||5s.|
|So to see Christ Church with my wife, I seeing several others very fine alone, with W. Hewer, before dinner,|
|and did give the boy that went with me||1s.|
|Dinner and servants,||1l. 0s. 6d.|
|After come home from the schools, I out with the landlord to Brazen-nose College; — to the butteries, and in the cellar find the hand of the Child of Hales, … long.|
|Thence with coach and people to Physic-garden,||1s.|
|So to Friar Bacon’s study: I up and saw it, and give the man||1s.|
|Bottle of sack for landlord,||2s.|
|Oxford mighty fine place; and well seated, and cheap entertainment. At night come to Abingdon, where had been a fair of custard; and met many people and scholars going home; and there did get some pretty good musick,|
|and sang and danced till supper:||5s.|
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