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.
It's extremely glamorous, beautifully illustrated and it institutionalised THE DIARIES OF SAMUEL PEPYS
by Samuel Pepys
was a very engaging guy.
Diarist Samuel Pepys
- who chronicled the Great Fire of London and plague - will also be honoured with a [pounds sterling]2 coin, 350 years after his last entry.
, whose diary entries enriched our understanding of turbulent 17th-century Britain, is being celebrated with a new PS2 coin from the Royal Mint.
, whose diary entries enriched our understanding of turbulent 17th century Britain, is being celebrated with a new PS2 coin from the Royal Mint.
Some 350 years after his last entry, diarist Samuel Pepys
is being honoured with a [pounds sterling]2 coin.
The D Day Landings' 75th anniversary will also feature, along with Samuel Pepys
and Wedgwood Pottery.
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.
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.
(pronounced "peeps") was a key man at the Royal Navy headquarters, but in the social whirl, he was minor gentry, a relative of the Earl of Sandwich.
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
. The Great Fire started with a blaze of glory and will hopefully continue to heat up even more.