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There are several families in Westminster in 1660 named Crisp or Cripps.
Mrs. Crisp, Pepys' friend and neighbor, lives in the s-w corner of Axe Yard, in a roomy house (taxed on 8 hearths), next door to the Hartlibs.
Her daughter, Diana, caught Pepys' attention.
Her son, Laud, by 1663 was an officer at the King's Wardrobe; he then petitioned for a place as a Gentleman of the Chapel Royal -- Pepys admired his voice -- but his name does not appear in the establishment lists of that time. In 1667 he was still at the King's Wardrobe.

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