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Tuesday 16 January 1665/66 by Marquess

I am surprised that Sam didn't try it on with the young woman when…

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Saturday 26 May 1660 by John Wheater

Lawson had been aggressively and successfully anti-Royalist. Pepys…

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Friday 8 December 1665 by Bryan

Anyone with ideas on why Pepys throws a party now? SP had a great…

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Tuesday 15 May 1660 by Terry Foreman

"my Lord and I walked together in the coach " COACH : captain's…

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Sunday 10 December 1665 by Jonathan V

Thank you, Nick. A great read.

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Tuesday 17 April 1660 by John Wheater

Shift: I tend towards Pauline's interpretation, that for some…

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Saturday 9 June 1666 by Terry Foreman

"I am to observe how the drinking of some strong water did…

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Thursday 7 December 1665 by San Diego Sarah

Does anyone know which "Lady" Pedro is referring to? I haven't…

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Sunday 3 December 1665 by San Diego Sarah

WOW, GrahamRA -- that is a treasure trove! Thanks

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Saturday 2 December 1665 by San Diego Sarah

JayW ... you are correct NOW ... but if you read the Wikipedia link…


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 annotated Encyclopedia Topics

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Richard Kingdon by San Diego Sarah

Phil kindly checked the correct spelling of this man's name for…

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Edith Bell (aunt) by San Diego Sarah

My thanks to Phil for finding and posting the new link which explains…

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Barbara Wood (b. Sheldon) by San Diego Sarah

Mrs. Barbary -- this must be the Pepys' nickname for Barbara Sheldon…

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House of office by San Diego Sarah

The Guardian has an article today on -- well, you read it -- but the…


Most recently commented-on In-Depth Articles

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At home with Mr and Mrs Pepys by San Diego Sarah

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

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The Bedchamber by eileen d.

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


Most recently commented-on Site News Posts

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'Story so far' editor needed by PaulWalton

The post was much more terrible than an irregular story culled from…

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'17c': A play at the Old Vic by Phil Gyford

I went to see the show last night and it was a lot of fun! Dance,…

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Site statistics 2012 by San Diego Sarah

I wish we had a "like" button, because so often I see things on the…