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- Pepys, Samuel 1633-1703. English civil servant whose diary includes detailed descriptions of the Great Plague (1665) and the Great Fire of London (1666).
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- proper n. A rare surname.
- proper n. Samuel Pepys, a 17th century MP and diarist
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- n. English diarist whose diary contained detailed descriptions of 17th century disasters in England (1633-1703)
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 Pepys, Diary (_The Diary of Samuel Pepys_, edited by Henry B. Wheatley), I, 253.
 Many interesting references to Pepys 'Collections are found in Mr.H. B. Wheatley's _Pepys, and the World he Lived in_.
I can picture Mr Wilkinson hanging around the Vauxhall area in Pepys 'time when the pleasure gardens so named served a useful purpose for gentlemen of a rakish disposition
LiveJournaler Samuel Pepys is 343 years and eleven days late chronicling his life.
Samuel Pepys is about four centuries behind in his blogging:
(The term moiré, by the way, comes from watered silk, as mentioned in Pepys 'Diary).
Of particular interest to me because Pepys is contemporary with the rise of Quakerism.
Yet, though his contemporary biographer calls Pepys the greatest and most useful public servant that ever filled the same situations in England, Pepys would not now be honoured if he had not kept the most amusing diary in the world.
There’s an explanation right there about the Navy Office, as well as a map of where it was in Pepys’ London.
Pepys is four hundred years and ten days late, but well worth reading.]