Samuel Pepys


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Noun1.Samuel Pepys - English diarist whose diary contained detailed descriptions of 17th century disasters in England (1633-1703)Samuel Pepys - English diarist whose diary contained detailed descriptions of 17th century disasters in England (1633-1703)
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Putting aside Samuel Pepys, who has forced in this way the door of immortality, innumerable people, criminals, saints, philosophers, young girls, statesmen, and simple imbeciles, have kept self- revealing records from vanity no doubt, but also from other more inscrutable motives.
Samuel Pepys is famous for the diaries he wrote during the 1660s and the volumes still entertain around the world with their candid depiction of his life and times including his love of the capital's seedier underbelly, but also the major political and national events of the time including the Black Death and the Great Fire of London.
Three hundred and fifty years ago this week, Samuel Pepys buried his wine and Parmesan cheese to protect them from the Great Fire of London.
The book highlights the accomplishments and writings, especially the diaries, of doctor, naval administrator, and thinker Samuel Pepys as he wrote about major turning points in British history during the 17th century.
On this very day in 1662 Samuel Pepys made the first known written record of a Punch and Judy show in England.
The fire is brought to life in spectacular fashion with amazing special effects and the acting is first rate too, especially Daniel Mays as Samuel Pepys.
When he makes a delivery, navy official Samuel Pepys gives him a letter confirming the fate of his brother Will, who's been away at war.
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.
This volume serves as a companion to the online English Broadside Ballad Archive (EBBA) and is a guide to the ballad collection of diarist Samuel Pepys (1633-1703) (the Pepys Ballad Archive (PBA) includes more than 1,800 broadside ballads).
I'm impressed so many voters had an in-depth knowledge of the style of Samuel Pepys and Henry III to put them in the top 10.
The 'Heroes' hitmaker who received the highest percentage of votes, has also beaten Samuel Pepys, who was famous for his courtly curls, the Independent reported.
1633: Samuel Pepys, diarist, was born in Fleet Street, London, the son of a tailor.