The Diary of Samuel Pepys, 1665

The Diary of Samuel Pepys Pepys diary complete for the year

  • Title: The Diary of Samuel Pepys, 1665
  • Author: Samuel Pepys
  • ISBN: 9781847029683
  • Page: 181
  • Format: Paperback
  • Pepys diary complete for the year 1665

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    1. Samuel Pepys

      Samuel Pepys was an English naval administrator and Member of Parliament, who is now most famous for his diary Although Pepys had no maritime experience, he rose by patronage, hard work and his talent for administration, to be the Chief Secretary to the Admiralty under King James II His influence and reforms at the Admiralty were important in the early professionalization of the Royal Navy.The detailed private diary he kept during 1660 1669 was first published in the nineteenth century, and is one of the most important primary sources for the English Restoration period It provides a combination of personal revelation and eyewitness accounts of great events, such as the Great Plague of London, the Second Dutch War and the Great Fire of London.His surname is usually pronounced pi ps peeps.

    180 thoughts on “The Diary of Samuel Pepys, 1665”

    1. Want of money in the Navy puts everything out of order. Men grow mutinous. And nobody here to mind the business of the Navy but myself."-- 31 October 1665, Diary of Samuel PepysThe sixth volume (1665, with 121,000 words) has been one of the most eventful years of Pepys' diary. He sees his fortune triple, due largely to multiple roles he is playing in the government (Treasurer of Tanger, Surveyor of the Victuals) in addition to his day job as Clerk of the Acts to the Navy Board. His skill and wor [...]

    2. 15 Minute DramaFrom BBC Radio 4:Hattie Naylor's dramatisation of the 17th-century diaries. With Kris Marshall.I do love these series and the music is splendid.

    3. A pretty sad year for Pepys, there is a lot of stress and foreign problems with the Dutch war not going very well and at home there is the awful threat of the Plague.Very moving and graphic in his descriptions of him seeing corpses being carried and houses locked up with the people who are infected inside.Such powerful writing and you feel such an immediacy you as a reader are transported back to that time.He loses many colleagues and also some relatives and friends too and he is in a panic abou [...]

    4. This is the year the plague makes it to London. Pepys' description of the shops shut down, the red crosses on doors, meeting corpses in the street and the fear as the plague tally increases is chilling. I was preoccupied with this story line this year (more than 68 000 died of plague in 1665). Also this year, war with the Dutch, Pepys' preoccupation with work and the Tangier victuals and Lord Sandwich's downfall and ostracization to Spain (as ambassador). Despite this Pepys feels his year was po [...]

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