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Tuesday 23 April 1661 by RLB

Wow, is this the longest entry in the diary? It's certainly by a…

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Wednesday 24 April 1661 by MartinVT

"advised with my wife about ordering things in my house" OK, he…

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Friday 23 October 1668 by jimmigee

"uncertainty of his motions" I'll begin using this rather than…

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Saturday 20 April 1661 by RLB

@San Diego Sarah: Don't get me started! At least we Groningers and…

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Monday 22 April 1661 by RLB

@Stephane Chenard: be honest, it is true that there are very few…

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Sunday 21 April 1661 by Alison ONeill

Hope your bone mends quickly, Sarah! And I hope it's not your…

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Friday 19 April 1661 by Stephane Chenard

Awww, poor Sammy who missed all the fun at the the Knights of the…

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Thursday 18 April 1661 by john

"[...] but they giving him some high words, he went back again…

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Saturday 18 April 1668 by Trevor M Randall

Can’t understand the eating of oranges at the theatre. In Sam’s…

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Sunday 14 April 1661 by San Diego Sarah

"... Presbyterian clergy in Samuel Pepys's day were typically…


Most recently annotated Encyclopedia Topics

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Newcastle Upon Tyne by San Diego Sarah

Number of voters: c 1,250 in 1710 Date Candidate 11 Apr.…

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Shooter's Hill, Kent by San Diego Sarah

L&M: “A highwayman: it was common to erect gallows at the scene of…

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Bladder and kidney stones by Alison ONeill

I don't think this has been shared here yet: Sir Eric Riches MC MS…

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Vincent Delabarr by San Diego Sarah

L&M: Vincent Delabarr (a merchant) had been the collector of customs…


Most recently annotated Letters

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John Evelyn to Samuel Pepys by AUGUST SPIER

"Stylo Laeconico" I would have thought this to translate to "in a…

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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 Damned Ranter

That doesn't look like a bill of exchange; or at least not all of…

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The Plot Against Pepys by San Diego Sarah

CONCLUSION: Another group was perhaps more respectable, if not…

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The Next Chapter of Samuel Pepys by Christopher Boondoc

So sad the death of his wife from Typhoid. He thought God chose to…

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The Garden at the Navy Office by San Diego Sarah

Roger Hoefling -- using the SEARCH button top right, type in…


Most recently commented-on Site News Posts

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Samuel Pepys and Slaves by San Diego Sarah

From the same book, the salt makers were similarly treated. Salt…

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Guidelines for annotations by john

HHomboy wrote: "having been a respected and popular radio commentator…

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Supporting this site at Ko-fi by Phil Gyford

Hi Linda. I'm not sure what to do I'm afraid, as there's no way I'm…

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We're on a new server by San Diego Sarah

You are amazing -- three sites! Aren't we enough trouble? Happy…