These lists update every five minutes.

Most recently annotated Diary Entries

New since your last visit

Saturday 1 April 1665 by Marquess

What did they all give the blind fiddler? Let's hope they were…

New since your last visit

Friday 24 February 1664/65 by RSGII

As the Navigator of a Destroyer in the 1960’s, I used both dead…

New since your last visit

Thursday 23 February 1664/65 by RSGII

A toast to you Mr Pepys and your many accomplishments and…

New since your last visit

Thursday 30 March 1665 by Marquess

And cgs, nothing said on it 9 years later. Let's hope Mrs Martin…

New since your last visit

Tuesday 21 March 1664/65 by Terry Foreman

"slopseller" Slops https://www.pepysdiary.com/encyclopedia/6075/

New since your last visit

Tuesday 21 February 1664/65 by Gerald Berg

Spring! Watched Mallard ducks mate yesterday. After much prior…

New since your last visit

Friday 27 January 1664/65 by Chris Squire UK

Re: ‘ . . and a beggar to boot. . . ’ ‘boot, n.1 < Common Germanic…

New since your last visit

Monday 27 March 1665 by San Diego Sarah

"So to my Lord Peterborough’s; where Povy, Creed, Williamson, Auditor…

New since your last visit

Sunday 26 March 1665 by San Diego Sarah

"... and will leave it to my own convenience when to choose another,…

New since your last visit

Thursday 19 January 1664/65 by San Diego Sarah

I just discovered a note from Essex for today: Diary of Ralph…


Most recently annotated Letters

New since your last visit

Samuel Pepys to John Evelyn by Claire Martin

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

New since your last visit

Samuel Pepys to John Evelyn by Terry Foreman

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

New since your last visit

Samuel Pepys to John Evelyn by Terry Foreman

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


Most recently annotated Encyclopedia Topics

New since your last visit

Jane Myddelton by Terry Foreman

Jane Myddelton or Middleton (1645–1692), name before marriage Jane…

New since your last visit

Globe (Fleet St) by San Diego Sarah

Both times Pepys mentions the Globe he is going to see solicitors on…

New since your last visit

Thomas Povey by Robert Harneis

S.PEPYS to JOHN PEPYS (Sam’s father) March 27th 1680, York…

New since your last visit

Beaver by Terry Foreman

1600–50 in Western European fashion - Wikipedia Wikipedia250 ×…

New since your last visit

Leigh Road, Essex by Terry Foreman

Leigh Road The roadstead opposite Leigh-on-sea, Essex. (L&M…


Most recently commented-on In-Depth Articles

New since your last visit

At home with Mr and Mrs Pepys by San Diego Sarah

This wonderful post ignores what we know about the cellars. Since…

New since your last visit

The Bedchamber by eileen d.

thank you, Jeanine! this was fascinating. I continue to praise the…


Most recently commented-on Site News Posts

New since your last visit

New BBC Pepys radio drama by PaintKatt

I just finished listening to the wonderful adaptation of the diary by…

New since your last visit

A new chart of Pepys’ wealth by Sasha Clarkson

Thank-you Phil: fascinating! :) What the diary also reveals is how…

New since your last visit

A more secure website by eileen d.

thank you, Phil... you're a wonder and a gift!

New since your last visit

The website has been moved by Jonathan V

Thank you for all your work on keeping this site up and running!