Samuel Pepys

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English diarist whose diary contained detailed descriptions of 17th century disasters in England (1633-1703)

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Saturday mornings are reserved for reading, so I'll be working my way through The Diary of Samuel Pepys - and perhaps I'll allow myself the guilty treat of The X Factor in the evening.
Pepys S 1798 The Diary of Samuel Pepys 16601669 The Pepys Library Cambridge May 1798 London, Public Record Office
While subjects on this series are frequently moved to tears at realising how their dirt-poor ancestors didn't have two pennies to rub together, Kevin can only sit, looking faintly embarrassed as more and more of his hugely successful and well-connected capitalist forebears come strutting out of the woodwork - one even rated a mention in the famous diary of Samuel Pepys.
The Diary of Samuel Pepys, Volume I(1660) [London, 1970], p.