The overlays that highlight 17th century London features are approximate and derived from Wenceslaus Hollar’s maps:

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Second Reading

Terry Foreman  •  Link

Swakeleys House is a 17th-century mansion nr. Ickenham, Mdx., built in 1638 for the future Lord Mayor of London, Sir Edmund Wright. Originally the home of the lords of the manor of Swakeleys, Samuel Pepys visited the house twice in 1665.…

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


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