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Pepys(pēps, pĕp′ĭs), 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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(Biography) Samuel. 1633–1703, English diarist and naval administrator. His diary, which covers the period 1660–69, is a vivid account of London life through such disasters as the Great Plague, the Fire of London, and the intrusion of the Dutch fleet up the Thames
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Pepys(pips, pɛps, ˈpi pɪs, ˈpɛp ɪs)
Samuel, 1633–1703, English diarist and naval official.
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