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Samuel Pepys in London

Eleanor Murphy

Samuel Pepys in London

by Eleanor Murphy

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Published by Longmans in s.l .
Written in English


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StatementEleanor Murphy.
SeriesThen and there series
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Open LibraryOL13875650M

PREVIOUS EDITIONS OF THE DIARY. I. Memoirs of Samuel Pepys, Esq., F.R.S., Secretary to the Admiralty in the reigns of Charles II. and James II., comprising his Diary from to , deciphered by the Rev. John Smith, A.B., of St. John’s College, Cambridge, from the original Shorthand MS. in the Pepysian Library, and a Selection from his Private Corresp. Samuel Pepys. Today is the birthday () of Samuel Pepys PRS, an administrator of the navy of England, Member of Parliament, and president of the Royal Society, who is most famous for the diary he kept for a decade while still a relatively young man. Pepys had no .

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 Samuel Pepys Club is a London club founded in to do honour to the memory of Samuel Pepys (–), the English naval administrator and Member of Parliament now best known as a .

The Diary of Samuel With Additions by Henry B. Wheatley PEPYS, SAMUEL. Note possible extra charges for shipping large items and or sets. Book Description: London: George Bell & Sons, - ,   Perhaps the greatest chronicler of the Great Plague was Samuel Pepys, a well-connected English administrator and politician who kept a detailed personal diary during London’s darkest


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Samuel Pepys in London by Eleanor Murphy Download PDF EPUB FB2

As well as recording public and historical events, Pepys paints a vivid picture of his personal life, from his socializing and amorous entanglements, to his theatre-goin The s represent a turning point in English history, and for the main events -- the Restoration, the Dutch War, the Great Plague and the Fire of London -- Pepys provides a definitive eyewitness account.4/5.

About the Author Samuel Pepys was born in London in and died there in From tohe kept a quotidian record of what he saw and heard and read, and whom he met.

It /5(30). A bit about Samuel Pepys. The pub is named after famous London diarist Samuel Pepys, born in He rose through the Civil Service to become a powerful Royal Navy administrator - Chief Secretary to the Admiralty, no less - and later in life was elected as a Member of Parliament. Max on Samuel Pepys’ brilliant take on the London plague 17th March CORONAVIRUS: Max is self-isolating in Berkshire, working on his new book PEDESTAL The Fleet’s Battle To Malta   You may like to read his essay published in The Times of London last month, about how Samuel Pepys responded to the plague of   It's supposedly an excerpt from the Diary of Samuel Pepys, sometimes dated 'London '.

Samuel Pepys's London was a turbulent, boisterous city, enduring the strains caused by foreign wars, the Great Plague and the Great Fire, yet growing and prospering.

The Restoration in brought the reopening of the theatres, with women appearing on the stage for the first time, and the period saw the development of English opera and the first public concerts/5(14).

Pepys, who was not only Admiralty Secretary but also a JP for Kent, got involved in the investigation, and tracked down the lodging-house in London which the man had so hastily left. [email protected] A Sightseer's Guide To Samuel Pepys's London Londonist is the exclusive media partner of National Maritime Museum.

Pepys is perhaps the world's most famous diarist. Review: "The Curious World of Samuel Pepys and John Evelyn" by Margaret Willes.

By Phil Gyford, 3 September Over on the London Historians’ Blog there’s a review of The Curious World of Samuel Pepys and John Evelyn by Margaret Willes. In lieu of our own review of the book I thought it worth linking to this one, by Mike Paterson. On the Thames towpath with Samuel Pepys Glowing plate-glass towers now cover the marshland and mudflats of Samuel Pepys’s London.

Will Self. About the author () Samuel Pepys was born in London in and died there in From tohe kept a quotidian record of what he saw and heard and read, and whom he met. It is his 4/5(2).

Samuel Pepys kept a diary for almost ten years, from January to May It is considered one of the most important diaries in the English language, offering a detailed account of critical historic events but also an insight into daily life in 17th century : History Hit. This is where our most famous diarist, the insatiably curious Samuel Pepys, climbed the church’s brick tower to watch the Great Fire devour the City of.

Samuel Pepys was born in London inthe son of a tailor. He was educated at St. Paul's School, London, and Magdalene College, Cambridge. In he married and in the following year entered the household of his cousin Admiral Edward Montagu.

Review: &#;Samuel Pepys and His Books&#; by Kate Loveman. By Sue Nicholson, 13 November Mens cuiusque is est quisque: the mind is the man. Pepys adopted this quote from Cicero as his motto in later life. He had bookplates made featuring the Latin inscription beneath a portrait of himself in flourishing middle age.

It is a bit unfortunate, but most Americans (unless they have taken a bus tour of London or at least visited London) have never heard of Samuel Pepys.

His diary is one of the most brutally honest assessments ever written - Pepys stated things based on his perceived accuracy with a very limited by: Silver plate found to belong to 17th century diarist Samuel Pepys Item marked by literary figure’s coat of arms – and fork scratches, says Museum of London Published: 3 Oct Samuel Pepys has books on Goodreads with ratings.

Samuel Pepys’s most popular book is The Diary of Samuel Pepys. Samuel Pepys in London. [Eleanor Murphy; Dudley Jarrett] Home. WorldCat Home About WorldCat Help. Search. Search for Library Items Search for Lists Search for Samuel Pepys: Document Type: Book: All Authors / Contributors: Eleanor Murphy; Dudley Jarrett.

Find more information about: ISBN:   Samuel Pepys, the son of a tailor, was born in Salisbury Court just off Fleet Street, on 23 February Following graduation from Magdalene College, Cambridge, Pepys worked for his influential cousin, Edward Mountagu, 1st Earl of Sandwich, whose patronage helped to secure his appointment in as Clerk of the Acts to the Navy Board.

Samuel Pepys was a great collector of books, news, and gossip. This study uses his surviving papers to examine reading practices, collecting, and the exchange of information in the late seventeenth century. Offering the first extensive history of reading during the Restoration, it traces developments in the book trade and news transmission at a time when England was the scene of dramatic.See all books by Samuel Pepys About Samuel Pepys SAMUEL PEPYS () was an administrator of England’s navy and a Member of Parliament who is most famous for the diary that he kept for a decade.

Both Samuel Pepys's frank Diary and John Evelyn's anxiously tidied account of the first years of the Restoration remain vivid today. Willes's book is a 'must' for anyone interested in people, or London, or the growth of society after the King returned."—Liza Picard, author of Restoration London.