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Monday 25 November 1661 by Terry Foreman

"Sir W. Pen and I to the Theatre, and there saw “The Country…

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Saturday 23 November 1661 by Terry Foreman

There are, however these credited to mr. savile 'picture-maker' 17th…

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Wednesday 20 November 1661 by Terry Foreman

"And the Bishops, I hear, do take their places in the Lords House…

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Monday 18 November 1661 by Terry Foreman

"there I received 50l. more, which make up 100l. that I now have…

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Friday 15 November 1661 by Terry Foreman

"Here I left my wife and went to my Lord Privy Seal to Whitehall, and…

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Wednesday 4 March 1667/68 by Stephane Chenard

Alone now in the tavern after the others went off to see their…

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Wednesday 13 November 1661 by Terry Foreman

"After we had given him our letter relating the bad condition of the…

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Tuesday 12 November 1661 by Terry Foreman

"This day Holmes come to town; and we do expect hourly to hear what…

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Tuesday 3 March 1668 by Tonyel

This may be true of performers, but in the case of artisans it is…


Most recently annotated Encyclopedia Topics

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Clement Sankey by Terry Foreman

Clemens Sankey married Mary Archer of Bourn, Cambs. in 1669, when he…

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William Smallwood by Terry Foreman

William Smallwood was the lawyer of Thomas Trice. (1661/11/21 fn.)

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John Gauden (Bishop of Exeter) by San Diego Sarah

After Bishop John Gauden‘s death in 1662, his widow settled in…

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London Bridge by San Diego Sarah

Wonderful woodcuts of London Bridge, plus information about a second…

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The White Devil (John Webster) by Terry Foreman

The White Devil was first acted in 1609, published in 1612, and.…


Most recently annotated Letters

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Samuel Pepys to John Evelyn by Claire Martin

"If it thwart noe occasions of yours it might be usefull that you…

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Samuel Pepys to John Evelyn by Terry Foreman

Dr. Parry-Jones, In the article on Elizabeth in the L&M Companion…

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Samuel Pepys to John Evelyn by Terry Foreman

"It is implicit, though, from the content of this letter that P had…


Most recently commented-on In-Depth Articles

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A bill of exchange by San Diego Sarah

In 1668 Josiah Child, reputed to a fanatique, a victualler to the…

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At home with Mr and Mrs Pepys by Sue Nicholson

Dear San Diego Sarah This is not a picture of Pepys' Navy Office…


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Roll Call. Say hello! by San Diego Sarah

Hi -- I was born outside London, went to school in Sussex, college…