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Wednesday 27 January 1668/69 by San Diego Sarah

"I was put to it to make good our letter complaining against my Lord…

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Tuesday 26 January 1668/69 by San Diego Sarah

"Among others, L’Estat, de France, Marnix, &c., to my great…

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Monday 25 January 1668/69 by San Diego Sarah

"... and thence I home by my own coach ..." John Gadbury’s London…

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Thursday 21 January 1668/69 by Terry Foreman

It was award: the link went awry. Thank you, S.D.S.

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Sunday 24 January 1668/69 by San Diego Sarah

"... and here I met Will. Batelier, newly come post from France, his…

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Saturday 23 January 1668/69 by San Diego Sarah

I suspect this dinner was a bit of a peace offering to Sandwich: his…

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Sunday 3 May 1668 by San Diego Sarah

"... So home and with Sir W. Pen took a hackney, and he and I to Old…

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Friday 22 January 1668/69 by JB

Terry, I admire the perseverance with which you posted the updated…

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Wednesday 20 January 1668/69 by San Diego Sarah

"... I observed Mr. Gold, the merchant, to speak very well, and very…

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Wednesday 30 December 1668 by San Diego Sarah

Australian Susan later comes up with this theory: I understood the…


Most recently annotated Encyclopedia Topics

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Maj.-Gen. John Lambert by San Diego Sarah

In southern England, Hesilrige seized the Portsmouth garrison and…

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Other illnesses by San Diego Sarah

The desire to eradicate ague, AKA malaria, and the methods used, are…

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William Shakespeare by San Diego Sarah

“Not from the stars do I my judgement pluck, And yet methinks I…


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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Walking Pepys's London by Jeremy Buck

Jacky Collis Harvey is giving an online zoom talk about the book, on…

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The Next Chapter of Samuel Pepys by Rogue Royalle

What a remarkable postscript. Strangely, I feel I know this man I…

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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…

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The Plot Against Pepys by San Diego Sarah

A belated answer to Oliver Mundy. I Googled "Deborah Egmond 1679"…


Most recently commented-on Site News Posts

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Daily London weather descriptions by San Diego Sarah

Keith J Tinkler's weather page sadly seems to have disappeared. He…

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Recent Press by Cliff

As I usual with me I came late to the party and missed a lot of the…

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Roll Call. Say hello! by AUGUST SPIER

This is Gus Spier. I believe I started following the diary 'way back,…