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David Quidnunc  •  Link

She had some connection with the Cromwells . . .

. . . through her family which may have helped her husband, John, get his job at the Excise Office.

Like the Pepsyses, at the start of the diary the Hunts were young, without children and living in the Axe Yard. They came from East Anglia.
-- Claire Tomalin, "Samuel Pepys: The Unequalled Self," p. 68.

vincent  •  Link

on the 10th jan "...So to Mrs. Hunt, where I found a Frenchman, a lodger of hers, at dinner, and just as I came in was kissing my wife, which I did not like, though there could not be any hurt in it..."
and on the 15 th jan
"...By and by comes in my boy and tells me that his mistress do lie this night at Mrs. Hunt

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