Lived close to the Pepys in Axe Yard: http://www.pepysdiary.com/encyclopedia/102/
Her son was Laud: http://www.pepysdiary.com/encyclopedia/536/
15 Mar 2003, 12:35 a.m. - language hat
Lived in a roomy house near the southwest corner of Axe Yard;
Pepys was attracted to her daughter.
15 Mar 2003, 2:43 a.m. - Hhomeboy
1746 map and street name index:
Guys, were the configurations of Ax yard and King st. (which ran North-South (?) past Whitehall into London) different in 1660 than they were in this marvelous mid-18th century map?
Because if so, then direction challenged me doesn't see a South-West corner of Ax yard...
I've got the index URL in my tool bar, so I switch to the map when Sam describes his London peregrinations & pub crawls:
15 Mar 2003, 3:24 a.m. - language hat
"southwest corner of Axe Yard":
I'm assuming this means the far left end of the street, on the south side.
24 Oct 2013, 7:54 p.m. - Bill
"Laud the page’s mother’", mentioned on December 7, 1660 http://www.pepysdiary.com/diary/1660/12/07/ is Mrs. Crisp, according to Wheatley (1896).
Chart showing the number of references in each month of the diary’s entries.