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.. and hello Gillian! Fellow Restoration nut and author! Really appreciate all the comments and links. Given me lots to think about. And thanks Eric. I will...
Mar 3, 2013
Site News: Diary emails and RSS feed fixed
Diary emails and RSS feed fixed http://www.pepysdia
14009/ If you read the diary entries by email or RSS you might have noticed itís...
Mar 3, 2013
New member with lots of Questions!
Hallo all! My name is Chris Humphreys. I write historical fiction as C.C. Humphreys - 12 novels so far. I am currently writing a pair of thrillers set against...
Mar 2, 2013
Roger Ebert blogs about Pepys
html Happy Birthday Samuel! Roger Ebert is, of course, the famous movie critic from the Chicago...
Feb 24, 2013
Fwd: Feb. 23, 2013: The Writer's Almanac [on Pepys' birthday]
... From: rb <broroger@...> Date: Sat, Feb 23, 2013 at 12:37 PM Subject: Feb. 23, 2013: The Writer's Almanac To: terry foreman...
Feb 23, 2013
Site News: Anti-spam measures
Anti-spam measures http://www.pepysdia
14008/ It only took seven hours after opening up registrations for our first spammer to sign up. I...
Feb 20, 2013
Site News: Annotations can be posted again
Annotations can be posted again http://www.pepysdia
14007/ Itís taken longer than I hoped, but itís now possible to post...
Feb 15, 2013
Fascinating article about making a living in the London sewers.¬† Reminded me of Sam's posts mentioning collectors of "night soil": ...
Jan 30, 2013
Henry VIII wine cellar
I thought you might enjoy this... Henry VIII's wine cellar, originally part of the Whitehall Palace that Pepys would have known, still exists, underneath the...
Jan 27, 2013
The Mitre tavern
It is notable how often Samuel was drinking in taverns. In today's extract for 21 January he goes into The Mitre in Fleet Street. Although the tavern has...
Jan 23, 2013
Charles II's escape after the Battle of Worcester
If you're interested in learning more about Charles II's six-week odyssey trying to get out of England after the Battle of Worcester in 1651, please visit my...
Jan 22, 2013
This Link: http://www.theroyal
I just got it to work by dropping the period at the end; all else was OK....
Jan 21, 2013
Haut Brion at the Royal Oak
Pepys and his friends drank at the Royal Oak, one of the early namesakes and likely the first tavern of the oak in which he spent a day while on the run from...
Jan 21, 2013
Oh the miserable and calamitous spectacle! -Samuel Pepys' Diary, 166
PTSD: The Soldier'
s Private War Wednesday, 09 January 2013 00:00 By Robert Wilbur <http://truth-
user/44815> and James L Knoll IV...
Jan 20, 2013
"According to Cocker"
Sam (and his slide rule) gets a mention this week as part of an explanation of the origins of the phrase above, in Michael Quinion'
Jan 20, 2013
An invitation to join the evelyndiary Yahoo Group
Hello Everybody, If you are not already a member of the evelyndiary Yahoo Group you are cordially invited to join us. You can join by going to the John Evelyn...
Jan 20, 2013
Cambridge University to celebrate Pepys' first mention of Haut Brion
Magdalene College Cambridge is to hold a conference on 'Samuel Pepys and wine' to coincide with the 350th anniversary of the great diarist, and his mention of...
Jan 19, 2013
The mention of Salisbury Court in yesterday'
s emailed Pepys diary entry for 16 January 1660 reminded me that I walked through that little street on Tuesday...
Jan 18, 2013
Site News: Annotations update
Annotations update http://www.pepysdia
4/ Itís been a little while since my previous post* about the new site, so hereís an update. ...
Jan 18, 2013
Rebecca Tyrrel: Illiterate all her life, a Smythson'
s diary would ha
Who knew that Samantha Cameron is the direct descendant of Nell Gwyn? She is the great-great-
great granddaughter of Charles II's...
Jan 6, 2013
Charlotte Barbour-Condini, London Octave St Martin in the Fields
To Ďrecordí derives from the Latin recordari, Ďto rememberí, and thatís what medieval English minstrels did with the instrument to which they gave ...
Jan 4, 2013
1660 / 2013
What a marvellous start to the New Year - the Restoration in 1660, and the restoration of daily entries from Sam Pepys emailed in real time day by day! I have...
Jan 3, 2013
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
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