2 edition of Mr. Secretary Pepys. found in the catalog.
Mr. Secretary Pepys.
Written in English
Extracted from British history illustrated, vol. 1, no. 4 (1975), p. 4-9.
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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 diarist. At Derby House everybody worked. Mr. Pepys had his offices and lodgings there, and, as an indentured ap prentice, Sam Atkins lived there with his master. Mr. Pepys's regular household consisted of a housekeeper, a butler, a cook, a couple of maids, a footman, and a coach man. Caesare Morelli, a young Fleming and an excellent.
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. Mr. Secretary Pepys with extracts from his diary Also available in digital form. Contributor: Wilson, James Grant - Pepys, Samuel Date:
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. This is the first book of Debora Swift that I have come across and, trust me, it is not going to be the last. A Plague on Mr Pepys is set in 17th century London, a time of plague and war. However, the world of Bess Bagwell is unaffected by these tragedies. The only thing that concerns her is ridding herself of the poverty that she has known way too well in the past.
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The diarist--Mr. Secretary Pepys--was a great virtuoso in collections of English history, both by land and sea, much relating to the admiralty and maritime affairs. He gathered very much from records in the Tower, had many fine models, and new inventions of ships, and historical paintings of them; had many books of mathematics and.
That about the time of Mr. Pepys’s surrender of his employment of Secretary of the Admiralty, Capt. Russell and myself being in discourse about Mr. Pepys, Mr. Russell delivered himself in these or other words to this purport: That he thought it might be of advantage to both, if a good understanding were had between his brother Harbord and Mr.
"Samuel Pepys: The Unequalled Self" is full biography - a biography that uses a six volume diary (that covers a 10 year period of his life) as a primary source.
To read just the diary is to understand the yearsbut by reading Tomalin's work we are able to understand Pepys and his country's entire by: the diary of samuel pepys m.a. f.r.s. clerk of the acts and secretary to the admiralty transcribed from the shorthand manuscript in the pepysian library magdalene college cambridge by the rev.
mynors bright m.a. late fellow and president of the college (unabridged) with lord braybrooke’s notes by samuel pepys. Braybrooke. The diarist—Mr. Secretary Pepys— was a great virtuoso in collections of English history, both by land and sea, much relating to the admiralty and maritime affairs.
He gathered very much from records in the Tower, had many fine models, and new inventions of ships, and historical paintings of them; had many books of. The Diary of Samuel Pepys (Modern Library) Hardcover – J by Samuel Pepys (Author) › Visit Amazon's Samuel Pepys Page.
Find all the books, read about the author, and more. Kevin P. Futers. out of 5 stars Useful if biased contemporary account of Restoration England/5(30). 'A Plague on Mr Pepys' is the second of Deborah Swift’s stories based on the lives of women mentioned in Samuel Pepys diaries.
While Pepys featured heavily in the first book, here he is a more peripheral figure and the story centres on Bess Bagwell, the mistress most often mentioned by Pepys in his diaries/5(5). The Diary of Samuel Pepys : For the First Time Fully Transcribed from the Shorthand Manuscript in the Pepysian Library Volume 14 Samuel Pepys.
out of 5 stars Mr. Kevin P. Futers. out of 5 stars Useful if biased contemporary account of Restoration England/5(). Thursday 2 July Up betimes to my office, and there all the morning doing business, at noon to the Change, and there met with several people, among others Captain Cox, and with him to a Coffee [House], and drank with him and some other discourse.
Thence home and to dinner, and, after a little alone at my viol, to the office, where we sat all the afternoon, and so rose at.
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Pepys had an extensive knowledge of naval affairs. He thoroughly understood and practised music; and he was a judge of painting, sculpture, and architecture.
Inhe was elected President. "Pleasing Mr Pepys" by Deborah Swift brought Deb Willet, the Pepyses, and the London of the s to life. I found this to be a really enjoyable story, perfect not only for seventeenth-century aficionados but anyone who enjoys a good book/5.
Read November of The Diary of Samuel Pepys by Samuel Pepys. The text begins: November 1st. Up and after a little while with my workmen I went to my office, and then to our sitting all the morning. At noon with Mr.
Creede, whom I found at my house, to the Trinity House, to a great dinner there, by invitacion, and much company. It seems one Captain Evans makes his Elder Brother’s dinner. This digital book includes an annotated bibliography of historic autobiographies and biographies (added ).
Published Samuel Pepys FRS, MP, JP, (23 February 26 May ) 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.4/5. Kris Marshall and Katherine Jakeways star as Mr & Mrs Pepys in this BBC Radio 4 dramatisation of the world famous diaries.
Samuel Pepys was 26 when he decided to start keeping a diary, in January /5. Memoirs of Samuel Pepys, Esq., F.R.S., Secretary to the Admiralty in the reigns of Charles II. and James II., compris- ing his Diary from todeciphered by the Rev.
John. Friday 28 October Slept ill all night, having got a very great cold the other day at Woolwich in [my] head, which makes me full of snot. Up in the morning, and my tailor brings me home my fine, new, coloured cloth suit, my cloake lined with plush, as good a suit as ever I wore in my life, and mighty neat, to my great content.
To my office, and there all the morning. The Diary of Samuel Pepys - Kindle edition by Pepys, Samuel. Download it once and read it on your Kindle device, PC, phones or tablets. Use features like bookmarks, note taking and highlighting while reading The Diary of Samuel Pepys/5(6).
Royal Navy 'Memoires of the Royal Navy, ' 'Pepys on the restoration stage,' 'The diary of Mr Pepys' 'Peeps into Pepys' 'Diary of Samuel Pepys, secretary to the Admiralty in the reign of. Read July of The Diary of Samuel Pepys by Samuel Pepys. The text begins: July 1st. This morning came home my fine Camlett cloak, [Camlet was a mixed stuff of wool and silk.
It was very expensive, and later Pepys gave L24 for a suit. (See June 1st, )] with gold buttons, and a silk suit, which cost me much money, and I pray God to make me able to pay for it. Wednesday 14 March /60 To my Lord, where infinity of applications to him and to me.
To my great trouble, my Lord gives me all the papers that was given to him, to put in order and give him an account of them.
Here I got half-a-piece of a person of Mr. Wright’s recommending to my Lord to .A Plague on Mr Pepys by Deborah Swift is the second book in the author's Mr Pepys series, following the acclaimed first installment, Pleasing Mr Pepys. Swift has taken the 17th century diary of Samuel Pepys and created this series from the point of view of the women who surrounded Pepys; first his maid, and in this volume, his mistress Bess /5.Wednesday 29 March Up betimes and to Povy’s, where a good while talking about our business; thence abroad into the City, but upon his tally could not get any money in Lumbard Streete, through the disrepute which he suffers, I perceive, upon his giving up his place, which people think was not choice, but necessity, as indeed it back to his house, after we had been at my house to.