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Samuel Pepys and his house

R. H. Townsend

Samuel Pepys and his house

a study in the domestic arts of the xvii century

by R. H. Townsend

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Published by Tredegars in London .
Written in English


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Statementillustrated by R.H. Townsend
The Physical Object
Pagination1 v. (unpaged) :
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In Pepys built a second-storey extension on his house in Seething Lane and in re-ordering his upstairs rooms, created private closets for himself and Elizabeth.

The book examines how closets were used at the time and their wider social significance as a means of displaying status, personal taste and intellectual prestige. Samuel Pepys was a great collector of books, news, and gossip. This Samuel Pepys and his house book uses his surviving papers to examine reading practices, collecting, and the exchange of information in the late seventeenth by: 7.

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This book uses Pepys's diary together with his unpublished papers and other contemporary sources to investigate reading and information exchange in the seventeenth century. The book follows a chronological structure, starting from the s and the beginning of Pepys’s diary, but also his rise in the administration; it finishes at the beginning of the 18th century, detailing Pepys’s retirement, when he focused his energies on the expansion of his library.

PREVIOUS EDITIONS OF THE DIARY. 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 todeciphered by the Rev. John Smith, A.B., of St. John’s College, Cambridge, from the original Samuel Pepys and his house book MS.

in the Pepysian Library, and a Selection from his Private Corresp. At Pepys's death the house passed, with most of his estate, to Paulina's younger son John Jackson, who lived In Clapham.

He had some repairs carried out, and let the house on a yearly tenancy to a local agent, John Matthews, the schoolmaster of Huntingdon who had also acted for Pepys. New book The Dark Side of Samuel Pepys: Society's First Sex Offender released Text shows how the famed writer used his power Samuel Pepys and his house book assault multiple women The 17th Century diarist documented his own.

Pepys's diary is our principal source of information about 17th-century London. But what makes it endlessly fascinating, says Claire Tomalin, is the author's candour about his Author: Claire Tomalin. A bust of Samuel Pepys by Karin Jonzen,in the St Olave churchyard In July the Pepys household moved to a house in the Navy Office building on Seething Lane and his famous diary dates from that year towhen he stopped writing it because he feared losing his sight.

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.

Samuel Pepys is as Samuel Pepys and his house book a paragon of literature as Chaucer and Shakespeare. His Diary is one of the principal sources for many aspects of the history of its period/5. The Diary of Samuel Pepys and millions of other books are available for instant access.

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As it so happened, Pepys’ house and all of his possessions were directly in the path of the blaze. Hair this fabulous needs a lot of products. With the threat of everything he owned being turned into ash or worse, Pepys leapt into action and quickly had the bulk of his most valuable items carted away, even going as far as carrying handfuls of.

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(2). 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/5(30). How Samuel Pepys nearly lost his head. One day in October Samuel Pepys made an enemy. He had never met the man, and the man did not know him.

But this is not just a book for Pepys. Written by acclaimed naval historian J. Davies, this book won the Samuel Pepys Award in Davies has marshalled a formidable range and depth of information in this book, which he has arranged with almost Pepysian clarity and method. In he let his house, Sayes Court near Deptford, to the Tsar Peter the Great and his entourage, who wrought havoc to the house and Evelyn’s beloved garden while they were there.

The above is a summary of Part I of the book, which largely deals with their public by: 1. Pepys frets that his promised position is threatened by Thomas Barlow, the previous jobholder.

But Barlow is easily bought off with an annuity, and on 17 July Pepys’ position is secured. With the new job comes a new house in Seething Lane. Mountagu takes his seat in the House of Lords on 26 July. Read the full diary entries for July   The house backed on to the parish church of St.

Bride's, where all the babies of the family were christened and two were already buried in the churchyard; when he was a man, Pepys still kept the thought in his mind of "my young brothers and sisters" laid in the ground outside the house of his 4/4(8).

Pepys continued his ‘business as normal’ approach, even in August, when the Bills of Mortality were recording more than 6, burials each week (a figure that rose to 8, the following month).

In fact Pepys worked so hard, he complained to his diary on August 9, that he went to bed early because he was ‘disturbed with over-much business. Samuel Pepys notes in his diary the time and money being spent on the improvements to Hinchingbrooke House. Sir Sydney Montague was married to Paulina, daughter of John Pepys of Cottenham, great Aunt to Samuel Pepys.

Their eldest son had drowned in the moat at Barnwell, which partly explains their move to Hinchingbrooke House. Samuel Pepys: The Unequalled Self by Claire Tomalin pp, Viking, £ Sex, drink, plague, fire, music, marital conflict, the fall of kings, corruption and courage in public life, wars, navies.

The Diary of Samuel Pepys is one of the most entertaining documents in English history. Written between andas Pepys was establishing himself as. Samuel Pepys FRS was an administrator of the navy of England and Member of Parliament who is most famous for the diary he kept for a decade while still a relatively young man.

Pepys had no maritime experience, but he rose to be the Chief Secretary to the Admiralty under both King Charles II and King James II through patronage, hard work, and his talent for administration.

His influence and reforms at Born: 23 FebruaryLondon, England. Unfortunately for Samuel Pepys, his house is burgled and his diary containing his indiscreet thoughts is stolen.

On finding the thief dead he starts to follow the trail to the mastermind of the theft/5. Q&A with Dr Kate Loveman. By Phil Gyford, 14 April A while back I asked for some questions to put to Dr Kate Loveman, who has written a lot about Pepys over the years see our review of Samuel Pepys and His Books, and read more about her new abridged edition of the diaries.

We had some great questions, and I added a couple of my own, and Dr Loveman has provided some. chased by the late Mr. Henry G. Bohn, who added the book to his Historical Library.

Diary and Correspondence of Samuel Pepys, Esq., F.R.S., from his MS. Cypber in the Pepysian Library, with a Life and Notes by Richard, Lord Braybrooke. Deciphered, with additional notes, by the Rev. Mynors Bright, M.A.

London, Bickers and Son, 6. CORONAVIRUS: Max is self-isolating in Berkshire, working on his new book PEDESTAL The Fleet’s Battle To Malta You may like to read his essay published in The Times of London last month, about how Samuel Pepys responded to the plague of Richard Le Gallienne’s elegant abridgment of the Diary captures the essential writings of Samuel Pepys (–), a remarkable man who witnessed the coronation of Charles II, the Great Plague ofand the Great Fire of Originally scribbled in a cryptic shorthand, Pepys’s quotidian journal of life in Restoration London provides an astonishingly frank and diverting account of /5().

Though he rose to become the most powerful administrator in King Charles II’s navy, when Samuel Pepys began writing his secret journal in he was just a young clerk living in London.

Over the next nine years, he became eyewitness to some of the most significant events in seventeenth-century English history, among them, the Restoration.

Samuel Pepys kept a diary for almost ten years, from January to May It is considered one of the most important diaries in the English language, offering a detailed account of critical historic events but also an insight into daily life in 17th century London. Alongside his analysis of political and national events, Pepys is Author: History Hit.

First Edition of "Memoirs of Samuel Pepys" PEPYS, Samuel. Memoirs of Samuel Pepys. Comprising His Diary from toDeciphered by the Rev. John Smith A.B. of St. John's College, Cambridge, from the Original Short-Hand Ms.

in the Pepysian Library, and a Selection from His Private Correspondence. Edited by Richard, Lord Braybrooke. The Best Nonfiction Books of All Time: No 92 – The Diary of Samuel Pepys () and calling at my house on the wench, I took her and the.

Samuel Pepys survived the Great Plague of He also saw the Great Fire of London in It destro houses. We know lots about these two events from his diary. Samuel Pepys - Samuel Pepys - Naval administration.: It was not in Pepys’s nature to do things by halves.

Having resolved to do his duty, he set out to equip himself for its performance. In the summer of he occupied his leisure moments by learning the multiplication table, listening to lectures on shipbuilding, and studying the prices of naval stores: “into Thames Street, beyond the.

Background. Samuel Pepys was a lifelong bibliophile and carefully nurtured his large collection of books, manuscripts, and prints. At his death, there were more than 3, volumes, including the diary, all carefully catalogued and indexed; they form one of the most important surviving 17th-century private libraries.

Pepys made detailed provisions in his will for the preservation of his book. The thing that Samuel Pepys and Glanville both followed was the case of a haunted house in Tedworth. Pepys mentions the house in his diary several times, being a friend of Lord Sandwich (alleged inventor of the sandwich) who had been at the house and come away unconvinced of the ghost’s : Jon Kaneko-James.

Samuel Pepys moved into this parish when he was appointed Pdf of the Navy Board and pdf to live next to the Navy Office at the rear of the church, noting his arrival at “my house in Seething Lane” in his journal on July 18th It was here that Pepys recorded the volatile events of the subsequent decade, the Plague and the Fire.Samuel Pepys was a great collector of books, news, and gossip.

This book uses his surviving papers to download pdf 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.Early ebook.

Montagu was the only surviving son of Sir Sidney Montagu (died ) by his ebook wife Paulina Pepys (died ) of Cottenham (who was the great-aunt of Samuel Pepys) and was brought up at Hinchingbrooke his mother's death his father remarried Anne Isham (died ), daughter of Gregory Isham and widow of John Pay of Westminster.