Master-Shipright at Chatham, 1605-29 and father of Christopher Pett.

16 Nov 2013, 10:50 p.m. - Bill

In 1604, a yacht had been built for Henry Prince of Wales, by Phineas Pett, to whom the English navy was much indebted in the reigns of the early Stuarts. He was the father of Peter and Christopher. ---Diary and correspondence of Samuel Pepys, the diary deciphered by J. Smith. 1854.


Chart showing the number of references in each month of the diary’s entries.