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Site News: Welcome to the new (unfinished) site
There is a new site... I'm not sure when the domain name will change and everyone will see it - I can't yet, but hopefully in the next few hours this will...
Jan 1, 2013
That Other Diary.
Hello Everybody, Hope you all had a splendid Christmas ... back to work (Joke). Whilst beavering away between pulling crackers and opening presents I came...
Dec 27, 2012
Life of Aphra Behn
Dear Fellow Travelers in the Realms of the Restoration, I thought you might enjoy the new ONDB entry on a remarkable contemporary of Sam and companion of...
Dec 14, 2012
Fwd: The Roger Williams Code
Roger Brown (rb) forwarded another Pepys-related find. Terry Foreman ... From: rb <broroger@...> Date: Wed, Dec 12, 2012 at 9:29 AM Subject: The Roger...
Dec 13, 2012
Site News: Annotations switched off
Annotations switched off http://www.pepysdia
php I'm experimenting with a few things on the site, with the aim of starting...
Dec 12, 2012
Hoping the Phil will get the Diary up and running after New Year's. I have been experiencing Pepys-withdrawal symptoms for some time now! Cheers, JM in NC...
Dec 10, 2012
Boston Church Will Sell Rare 1640 Book to Fund Building Repairs
CAMBRIDGE, Massachusetts (Reuters) - An historic Boston church has decided to sell a copy of the first book published in the American colonies, hoping to get...
Dec 3, 2012
My name is Steven W. Winegardner and I work at the Library of Congress. I live at Dupont Circle. I would like to meet any other readers on this site who live...
Nov 26, 2012
Fwd: Mexican silver made it into English coins | Earth | Science New
Surely it was in English coins minted in Samuel Pepys's time also. P.S. Happy Thinksgiving to all. ...
Nov 22, 2012
In the last month Samuel Pepys has been cited and quoted in a variet
Nov 20, 2012
Fwd: Huguenots of Spitalfields 8 - 21 April 2013
... -- Phil Gyford http://www.gyford.
com/ Begin forwarded message: From: John Halligan < jhalligan2000@... > Subject: Huguenots of Spitalfields 8 - 21...
Oct 22, 2012
Samuel Pepys's procurement principles for defence chiefs [Guardian s
Around 350 years ago, the famous diarist, MP and English naval adminstrator, Samuel Pepys, wrote in his diary that a man had come to his door with an envelope...
Oct 16, 2012
Peter Lely: A Lyrical Vision, Courtauld Gallery, review
Michail Robinson posted this on Facebook: Peter Lely: A Lyrical Vision, Courtauld Gallery, review Alastair Sooke is intrigued by this show at the Courtauld...
Oct 15, 2012
Fwd: Britain’s first modern philosopher: The significations of his
A new edition of one of Samuel Pepys's famed contemporaries
39; Magnum Opus. ... From: Roger Brown <broroger@...> Date: Wed, Oct 10, 2012 at 11:57 AM ...
Oct 10, 2012
"Pepys Road" - upwardly mobile
September 13, 2012 On the Street Where You Live: Real Estate in Literature Posted by Ian...
Sep 24, 2012
Guides to the gallows -- Collection shows printed broadsides that ac
On Nov. 30, 1824, a London banker named Henry Fauntleroy was hanged in public outside Newgate Prison, one month after being sentenced to death for ...
Sep 18, 2012
Fwd: Migraine: Worms for her, please!
Roger Brown (rb) sent this. ... From: rb <broroger@...> Date: Mon, Sep 10, 2012 at 2:12 PM Subject: Migraine: Worms for her, please! To: terry foreman...
Sep 13, 2012
A Redoubt of Learning Holds Firm
LONDON — To stroll out of Carlton Gardens into the elegant confines of the Royal Society is to find a trove of centuries-old wonders, from Sir Isaac ...
Sep 3, 2012
Fwd: Vasa – the lopsided warship
Another winner from Roger Brown. ... From: rb <broroger@...> Date: Fri, Aug 31, 2012 at 10:15 AM Subject: Vasa – the lopsided warship To: terry foreman...
Aug 31, 2012
That 'Other Diary' - How things have changed !
Hello Everybody, John Evelyn had occasion, in effect, to renew his passport. We, perhaps, thinks today's passport renewals are somewhat cumbersome but have a...
Aug 25, 2012
A farewell to Pepys - that 'Other Diary'
Farewell to Pepys. After 40 years of friendship, the bond was broken by Samuel's death on 26th May, 1703. The friendship had survived the deeply troubled times...
Aug 23, 2012
Samuel Pepys, The Year of Peril, by Arthur Bryant, 1947
I followed a small footnote in the above book (Arthur Bryant, 1947). He refers to Col. John Scott, one of Pepys accusers. There is a book at...
Aug 22, 2012
That 'Other Diary' - Help Please.
Hello - in John Evelyn's Diary, I'm slowly getting there, the entry (a largish one) for 7th October, 1688 contains a long word in Greek (it may be ancient...
Aug 19, 2012
350th Mr Punch's Party - A Look at Beach Entertainment in 2012
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Aug 16, 2012
17th century shipwreck to be freeze-dried, rebuilt
BRYAN, Texas (AP) — More than three centuries ago, a French explorer'
s ship sank in the Gulf of Mexico, taking with it France's hopes of colonizing a vast...
Aug 16, 2012
For the interested: An illustrated edition of Samuel Pepys' diaries
Chris Riddell: What I'm thinking about ... a new era for illustration 'In the digital future, texts will be annotated visually, animated and illustrated like...
Aug 14, 2012
Dear Diary (Sam and John) ...
Hello Everybody, I'm still plugging away at the (work in progress) 'on-line
39; version of 'that Other Diary.' Samuel, of course, was a great personal friend of ...
Aug 13, 2012
Pepys's sleep - "It seems that, thanks to the light bulb, the entire
39;: Open Your Eyes To The Science Of Sleep by Maureen Corrigan <http://www.
Aug 11, 2012
The 17th-Century Paper Social Network
"This month, 323 years ago, an English biographer scribbled notes to another scholar -- or rather, he scribbled and kept on scribbling. By the time he wrote on...
Jul 27, 2012
Fwd: QM historians discover medieval banking records hidden under co
... From: rb <broroger@...> Date: Tue, Jul 24, 2012 at 12:53 PM Subject: QM historians discover medieval banking records hidden under coats of arms To:...
Jul 24, 2012
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