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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diarist Samuel Pepys " His long career was almost scuppered before it began - by thieves.
The first is Thursday 1-4, the sexy violent black leather clad heroine of The Eyre Affair and the next three books; the second is Thursday 5 of The Great Samuel Pepys Fiasco, which "sold so badly it was remaindered in six months.
There they scrutinise Oliver Cromwell's sleeping cap, a plate from the era of Samuel Pepys and a prisoner of war's crystal radio.
Now, in order to keep things fresh, she has turned to seventeenth-century diarist Samuel Pepys (1633-1703) for inspiration.
The Coffee Club of Rota met in Westminster at the Turk's Head, where luminaries such as Andrew Marvell and Samuel Pepys discussed and promoted new political concepts, including the early adoption of the modern ballot box.
In the words of diarist Samuel Pepys, Kynaston in drag was always ``the prettiest woman in the whole house.
Punch and Judy, which also features the crocodile and the policeman, came to Britain in the 17th Century and a performance in Covent Garden, London, was mentioned by Samuel Pepys in his famous diary on May 9, 1662.
Thus, Samuel Pepys could describe his acts of adultery as his "follies," and his wife was fighting a losing battle when she forced him to write a letter to his paramour denouncing her as a "whore.
Samuel Pepys was born the son of a tailor and educated as a scholarship boy at St Paul's School and then at Cambridge.
Sir William Paxton, an eighteenth-century merchant venturer, built a fine house (by Samuel Pepys Cockerell) and made a nearly 600 acre landscaped park in the gentle curves of the Taff valley near Carmarthen.
Baker Thomas Farriner (Andrew Buchan) is having a cash-flow problem because the navy won't pay him for the bread he supplies, his sister-in-law Sarah (Rose Leslie) waits for news of her husband who has been lost at sea, Samuel Pepys (Daniel Mays) is playing croquet with King Charles II (Jack Huston) and a duke in a wig (Charles Dance) sees Catholic conspirators everywhere.
Thomas is dismayed to learn from Navy official Samuel Pepys that it's unlikely he'll be paid for his latest job, owing to the expense of the war against the Dutch.
Thomas is dismayed to learn from Navy official Samuel Pepys that it''s unlikely he''ll be paid for his latest job, owing to the expense of the war against the Dutch.
If I could meet Samuel Pepys I would love to have asked him how he found the time to do so much: that is, go to work but still have a pint in Deptford, see some wench and then meet an ambassador - all in one day.
Between 1793 and 1795 a new mansion, designed by Samuel Pepys Cockerell, was built at the heart of the estate which was re-landscaped, with the help of architect Samuel Lapidge and engineer James Greer.