Samuel Pepys

The Years of Peril, 1669-1683 (Panther Books) by Arthur Bryant

Publisher: Academy Chicago Publishers

Written in English
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Subjects:

  • Reference,
  • English Prose,
  • Great Britain - History - 18th Century,
  • Biography & Autobiography,
  • Literature - Classics / Criticism,
  • Biography/Autobiography,
  • General,
  • English,
  • Modern fiction,
  • United Kingdom, Great Britain
The Physical Object
FormatPaperback
Number of Pages365
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL7883116M
ISBN 100586064710
ISBN 109780586064719

Nov 01,  · Buy a cheap copy of Samuel Pepys: The Unequalled Self book by Claire Tomalin. For a decade, beginning in , an ambitious young London civil servant kept an astonishingly candid account of his life during one of the most defining periods in Free shipping over $Cited by: 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. Thursday 21 February / Up, and to the Office, where sat all the morning, and there a most furious conflict between Sir W. Pen and I, in few words, and on a sudden occasion, of no great moment, but very bitter, and stared on one another, and so broke off; and to our business, my heart as full of spite as it could hold, for which God forgive me and him! Oct 18,  · From to Samuel Pepys, the ambitious young Secretary to Navy Board, described his daily activities in one and a quarter million words of prose.

Nov 06,  · Samuel Pepys was a man of somewhat humble beginning (his father had been a tailor), but he also had family in the British government, and family that had gone to Cambridge (Pepys himself graduated from Cambridge) and these connections and this education provided him an entry into the Admiralty where Pepys spent much of his working life. Who was Pepys? Samuel Pepys was born in London on 23 February , the fifth of eleven children, although by the time he was seven only three of his siblings, all younger, had survived. He was sent to grammar school at Huntingdon during the English Civil War (), returning later to London and attending St Paul’s School. 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. SAMUEL PEPYS. The family of Pepys is one of considerable antiquity in the east of England, and the Hon. Walter Courtenay Pepys1says that the first mention of the name that he has been able to find is 1Mr. W. C. Pepys has paid great attention to the history of his family, and in he published an interesting work entitled “Genealogy of.

The Diary of Samuel Pepys. By. Samuel Pepys. 0 (0 Reviews) Free Download. Read Online. This book is available for free download in a number of formats - including epub, pdf, azw, mobi and more. You can also read the full text online using our ereader. Book Excerpt. Read January - of The Diary of Samuel Pepys by Samuel Pepys. The text begins: [The year did not legally begin in England before the 25th March until the act for altering the style fixed the 1st of January as the first day of the year, and previous to the year extended from March 25th to the following March 24th. Thus since we have been in the habit of putting the two dates. “Diary and correspondance of Samuel Pepys, F.R.S.,secretary to the admiralty in the Reigns of Charles II and James II”, p 1 Copy quote And it is a wonder what will be the fashion after the plagueisdoneastoperiwigs, fornobody will daretobuy any haire for fear of the infectionthat it had been cut off the heads of people dead of the plague. Aug 21,  · The seventh volume of the complete Diary of Samuel Pepys in its most authoritative and acclaimed edition. This complete edition of the Diary of Samuel Pepys comprises eleven volumes - nine volumes of text and footnotes (with an introduction of pages in Volume I), a tenth volume of commentary (The Companion) and an eleventh volume of Index/5(45).

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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. The Diary of Samuel Pepys Transcribed by the Rev. Mynors Bright from the shorthand manuscript in the Pepysian Library at Magdalene College, Cambridge, and edited with additions by Henry B.

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While Pepys was keen to hear the king’s views, he was also always ready to talk with a soldier, a housekeeper, or a child rag-picker. Jul 01,  · About the Author. Robert Latham was Pepys Librarian at Magdalene College, clubhipicbanyoles.com addition to editing the eleven volumes of The Diary of Samuel Pepys, he was the editor of the acclaimed Shorter Pepys () and A Pepys Anthology (), both published by University of California clubhipicbanyoles.comm Matthews was Professor of English at the University of California, Los Angeles.

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This study guide contains the following sections. Samuel Pepys - Samuel Pepys - The diary: The diary by which Pepys is chiefly known was kept between his 27th and 36th years.

Written in Thomas Shelton’s system of shorthand, or tachygraphy, with the names in longhand, it extends to 1, words, filling six quarto volumes in the Pepys Library. It is far more than an ordinary record of its writer’s thoughts and actions; it is a supreme.

The diary which Samuel Pepys kept from January to May is one of our greatest historical records and a major work of English literature, writes the renowned historian Paul Johnson.

A witness to the coronation of Charles II, the Great Plague ofand the Great Fire ofPepys chronicled the events of his day. Originally written in a cryptic shorthand, Pepys's diary 4/5(1). The Diary of Samuel Pepys opens with an entry dated January 1, The author was twenty-seven years old and already well on his way to a lucrative career in the service of the English crown.

Sep 19,  · 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.

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.

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