Who is Samuel Pepys?

  • (noun): English diarist whose diary contained detailed descriptions of 17th century disasters in England (1633-1703).
    Synonyms: Pepys

Samuel Pepys

Samuel Pepys FRS, MP, JP, ( /ˈpiːps/; 23 February 1633 – 26 May 1703) was an English naval administrator and Member of Parliament who is now most famous for the diary he kept for a decade while still a relatively young man. Although Pepys had no maritime experience, he rose by patronage, hard work and his talent for administration, to be the Chief Secretary to the Admiralty under both King Charles II and subsequently King James II.

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Samuel Pepys - Biographical Studies
... Several detailed studies of Pepys' life are available ... unearths "a wealth of material about the uncharted life of Samuel Pepys" ... In 2003 a television film The Private Life of Samuel Pepys aired on BBC2 ...
Prince Henry's Room
... with the diarist and great naval administrator, Samuel Pepys ... the house was known as the Fountain Inn and was visited by Samuel Pepys on 14 October 1661 ... to the Fountain tavern and did give us store of wine." On 28 November 1661, Pepys wrote "to the Fountain tavern and there stayed till 12 at night, drinking and singing ...
Fotheringhay - History
2nd Earl of Nottingham, to Hewer Edgeley Hewer (heir to William Hewer, Samuel Pepys' onetime servant and later protégé in the Admiralty) ... In 1797 Samuel Pepys's great-great-nephew Samuel Pepys Cockerell sold the estate of Rev ...
Guy De La Bédoyère - Works
... licence at Biggin Hill) an edition of the correspondence between the diarists Samuel Pepys and John Evelyn an edition of Samuel Pepys's other letters The Home Front, The History ... The Correspondence of Samuel Pepys and John Evelyn, Boydell (2nd edition 2005) ... ISBN 0-85115-639-8 The Letters of Samuel Pepys, Boydell, Woodbridge, 2006 ...
Liphook - History - The Coaching Age
... The roads were often unmaintained and unsigned - Samuel Pepys records three journeys by this road in May 1661, April 1662 and August 1668, on the latter staying in Lippock So to ... — Samuel Pepys, The Diary of Samuel Pepys, 6th August 1668 ...

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    Find myself £43 worse than I was the last month ... chiefly arisen from my layings-out in clothes for myself and wife; viz., for her, about £12, and for myself, £55 or thereabouts.
    —Samuel Pepys (1633–1703)

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