3 Annotations

First Reading

Alan Bedford  •  Link

According to the Restoration Comedy Project web site http://alojamientos.us.es/restora… this is "A lost play. Possibly an adaptation from Corneille, or from Hawkesworth's Labyrinthus (1603). Seen by Pepys on 2 May 1664." - Essentially, the 2 May 1664 reference is all we know of its existence.

Second Reading

Terry Foreman  •  Link

Of “The Labyrinth” Pepys said: "the poorest play, methinks, that ever I saw, there being nothing in it but the odd accidents that fell out, by a lady’s being bred up in man’s apparel, and a man in a woman’s."

Bill  •  Link

Or, "The Fatal Embarrassment," taken from Corneille.
---Diary and correspondence of Samuel Pepys, the diary deciphered by J. Smith. 1854.

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


  • May