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5 Annotations

vincent  •  Link

." After that to the Sun behind the Exchange " from SP 7th March

Glyn  •  Link

Pepys mentioned this place at least a dozen times in his diaries, but the next recorded visits aren't until 1663.

Between 1651 and 1665 the Sun was kept by a wealthy man named Nicholas Coleborne, sometimes referred to as "The Captain".

Eric Walla  •  Link

Oops. Here's another mention in 1661. You get to wondering if he really lists all the taverns he goes to in a day. Maybe his citations are limited to the stops that connect to noteworthy meetings.

San Diego Sarah  •  Link

The Sun on Threadneedle St., behind the Exchange -- at other times Pepys reports, "At noon being invited, I to the Sun behind the ‘Change, to dinner to my Lord Belasses" ... "Here we dined merry; but my club and the rest come to 7s. 6d., which was too much." So it appears to be an expensive, higher class establishment.

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