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Glyn  •  Link

A large and prosperous inn that was kept by Peter Griffith, a wealthy and charitable bachelor, and executor of the will of Hugh Roberts of the Harp and Ball which is also mentioned in the Diary. 25 hearths in 1665. Source: Latham and Matthews Companion volume 11. (Griffith and Roberts are surnames that are most common in Wales, perhaps there was some family or other link between them.)

in Aqua Scripto  •  Link

Called an Ordinary by Pepys in jan 1663

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