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Wednesday 13 May 1668 by Stephane Chenard

"a ship that sails two feet for one of any other ship, (...) which,…

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Wednesday 15 August 1666 by San Diego Sarah

Jesse mentions "a renegado captain of the Hollanders" and how "...…

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Thursday 7 September 1665 by San Diego Sarah

Evelyn's note about pest ships means that before this there were pest…

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Wednesday 1 March 1664/65 by Terry Foreman

The Duke of York's Laws, 1665-75. The Duke of York's Laws for the…

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Tuesday 12 May 1668 by San Diego Sarah

You are a jewel, Stephane. More rabbit holes to explore. Thank you.

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Thursday 28 May 1668 by San Diego Sarah

I linked to the wrong Earl of Ogle. It's the 5 year old's father who…

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Friday 8 May 1668 by Timo

Terry and Sarah your curation of this site is exceptional. Thank you.

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Friday 8 August 1662 by Terry Foreman

"[Mr. Coventry] answered, he would not force them; but that they…

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Wednesday 24 October 1666 by Liz

This puts me in mind of what is happening today. We, in the UK, are…

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Tuesday 12 January 1663/64 by San Diego Sarah

CORRECT, Bradford -- you can, and they did, eat peacock: …


Most recently annotated Encyclopedia Topics

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Laurens van Heemskerck by San Diego Sarah

After the Diary: The renegade Dutchman, Capt. Laurens van…

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New Netherland, America by San Diego Sarah

Terry Foreman found an article about the Duke of York's Laws, 1665-67…

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Denzil Holles (Baron Holles) by San Diego Sarah

This article tells us that Denzil Holles owned the land on which…

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Sir John Millicent by Terry Foreman

San Diego Sarah, this man is identified as the fool to James I in an…

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Rowland Wynn by San Diego Sarah

The only thing I have found out about Rowland Wynn is contained in…


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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The Next Chapter of Samuel Pepys by San Diego Sarah

I echo everyone's kudos to Jeannine ... that took a deep dive to put…

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The Bagwells by Cliff

Fascinating reading John - and convincing!

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A bill of exchange by San Diego Sarah

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


Most recently commented-on Site News Posts

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Daily diary emails update by San Diego Sarah

Thanks for finding this work-around; I'm enjoying meeting everyone in…

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Roll Call. Say hello! by RSGII

Phil, and the others who shared their expertise, thanks for educating…