Diary of Samuel Pepys
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Published by Bell .
Written in English


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Statemented. by H. B. Wheatley.
ContributionsWheatley, Henry B.
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Pagination8 vols
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Open LibraryOL13685814M

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SAMUEL PEPYS. The family of Pepys is one of considerable antiquity in the east of England, and the Hon. Walter Courtenay Pepys1says that the first mention of the name that he has been able to find is in the Hundred Rolls (Edw. I, ), where Richard 1Mr. W. . Friday 10 May Up and to the office, where a meeting about the Victuallers’ accounts all the morning, and at noon all of us to Kent’s, at the Three Tuns’ Tavern, and there dined well at Mr. Gawden’s charge; and, there the constable of the parish did show us the picklocks and dice that were found in the dead man’s pocket, and but 18d. in money; and a table-book, wherein were. The diary which Samuel Pepys kept from January to May is one of our greatest historical records and a major work of English literature, writes the renowned historian Paul Johnson. A witness to the coronation of Charles II, the Great Plague of , and the Great Fire of , Pepys chronicled the events of his day. Originally written in a cryptic shorthand, Pepys's diary 4/5(2). The Diary of Samuel Pepys. Daily entries from the 17th century London diary.

The Diary of Samuel Pepys is one of the most entertaining documents in English history. Written between and , as Pepys was establishing himself as a key administrator in the naval office, it is an intimate portrait of life in 17th-century England covering his professional and personal activities, including, famously, his love of music, theatre, food, wine and his peccadilloes. The Diary of Samuel Pepys is one of the most entertaining documents in English history. Written between and , as Pepys was establishing himself as a key administrator in the naval office, it is an intimate portrait of life in seventeenth-century England, covering his professional and personal activities, including, famously, his love of music, theatre, food, and wine and his peccadilloes. Samuel Pepys was a man of somewhat humble beginning (his father had been a tailor), but he also had family in the British government, and family that had gone to Cambridge (Pepys himself graduated from Cambridge) and these connections and this education provided him an entry into the Admiralty where Pepys spent much of his working life. The Diary of Samuel Pepys opens with an entry dated January 1, The author was twenty-seven years old and already well on his way to a lucrative career in the service of the English crown.