private life of Mr. Pepys by John Harold Wilson

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  • Pepys, Samuel, -- 1633-1703.

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Statementby John Harold Wilson.
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Pagination189 p. :
Number of Pages189
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Open LibraryOL15103702M

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Great book about married life in restoration England. Chronicles the life of Samuel and Elisabeth Pepys and gives a fictional account of their lives together.

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The World of Samuel Pepys book. Read 4 reviews from the world's largest community for readers. Samuel Pepys, blessed with both a gift for observation and. Lord Braybrooke made the remark in his “Life of Pepys,” that “the cipher employed by him greatly resembles that known by the name of ‘Rich’s system.”’ When Mr.

Bright came to decipher the MS., he discovered that the shorthand system used by Pepys was an earlier one than Rich’s, viz., that of. New book The Dark Side of Samuel Pepys: Society's First Sex Offender released Although historians have long been aware of Pepys’ racy private life and marital infidelities, a.

Samuel Pepys was a high ranking and brilliant Admiralty official, but in private he was a cheat, a philanderer and an adulterer. In Pepys was put on trial for embezzling Navy funds. His diaries can clear him but they will also expose him for what he is, destroying him as a public figure in society.

Will Pepys exonerate yet damn himself by revealing the contents of his diaries or will he hang. The Historical Journal, 43, 2 (), pp.

– Printed in the United Kingdom # Cambridge University Press HISTORIES AND TEXTS: REFIGURING THE DIARY OF SAMUEL PEPYS* MARK S. DAWSON Wolfson College, Cambridge abstract. "Pleasing Mr Pepys" by Deborah Swift brought Deb Willet, the Pepyses, and the London of the s to life.

I found this to be a really enjoyable story, perfect not only for seventeenth-century aficionados but anyone who enjoys a good book/5(34). The detailed private diary of Samuel Pepys, kept from untilremains one of the most important primary sources for the English Restoration period.

His writings provide a vivid and fascinating combination of personal revelation and eyewitness accounts of important events, such as the Great Plague of London, the Second Dutch War and the.

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(3). Was interested to learn more about the infamous Mr.

Pepys, and I did, but it left me wanting more. Could have easily been 90 minutes. Enjoyed the characterization and the humor, but a bit more clarity would have been welcome. Steve Coogan is excellent, and the rest of the cast as well. Funny, people complaining about the sexual content.

The Diary of Samuel Pepys is one of the most entertaining documents in English history. Written between andas Pepys was establishing himself as a key administrator in the naval office, it is an intimate portrait of life in 17th-century England covering his professional and personal activities, including, famously, his love of music, theatre, food, wine and his peccadilloes.

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. Books Best Sellers & more Top New Releases Deals in Books School Books Textbooks Books Outlet Children's Books Calendars & Diaries Audible Audiobooks of results for Books: Samuel Pepys Skip to main search results.

A Plague on Mr Pepys by Deborah Swift is the second book in the author's Mr Pepys series, following the acclaimed first installment, Pleasing Mr Pepys. Swift has taken the 17th century diary of Samuel Pepys and created this series from the point of view of the women who surrounded Pepys; first his maid, and in this volume, his mistress Bess /5(16).

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The second in Deborah Swift's atmospheric trilogy, bringing to life the women in Pepys' Diary. The books can be read in any order as each stands alone. 'An intriguing and exceptionally beautifully written book' Carol McGrath, author of The Woman in The Shadows Praise for Pleasing Mr Pepys.

His diaries are a fascinating glimpse into the Swinging Sixties (the s, that is). Now a new film lifts the lid on the eye-popping private life of compulsive womaniser Samuel Pepys. COVID Resources. Reliable information about the coronavirus (COVID) is available from the World Health Organization (current situation, international travel).Numerous and frequently-updated resource results are available from this ’s WebJunction has pulled together information and resources to assist library staff as they consider how to handle coronavirus.

But one man wrote everything down in a private book, a diary. \ His name was Samuel Pepys. Samuel started to write, aroundabout the things he did and who he saw. Directed by Oliver Parker.

With Steve Coogan, Lou Doillon, Andrew Harrison, Alex Hassell. Samuel Pepys was a high ranking and brilliant Admiralty official, but in private he was a cheat, a philanderer and an adulterer.

In Pepys was put on trial for embezzling Navy funds. His diaries can clear him but they will also expose him for what he is, destroying him as a public figure in society.

Get this from a library. Entertaining Mr Pepys. [Deborah Swift] -- London Elizabeth 'Bird' Carpenter has a wonderful singing voice, and music is her chief passion. When her father persuades her to marry horse-dealer Christopher Knepp, she suspects she is. The Private Life of Mr.

Pepys 21 copies. Nell Gwyn: Royal Mistress All the King's ladies 11 copies. Court satires of the Restoration 8 copies. Ordeal of Mr Pepys's Clerk 8 copies. The court wits of the Restoration; an introduction 7 copies. A Rake and His Times Ohio Center for the Book profile. Member ratings Average: () 1: The Pepys’ Book of Records.

Samuel Pepys’ firsts, bests, longest and tastiest, as told to his diary. The best-writ tale that ever I read in my life: The fruitles precaution (a book formerly recommended by Dr.

Clerke at sea to me) [15 October ] The Kings picture most pleasant and the most like him that ever I saw in my life: one shown me by My Lord [15 November ]. Samuel Pepys, (born FebruLondon, England—diedLondon), English diarist and naval administrator, celebrated for his Diary (first published in ), which gives a fascinating picture of the official and upper-class life of Restoration London from Jan.

1,to Life. Pepys was the son of a working tailor who had come to London from Huntingdonshire. Pleasing Mr Pepys is the first of a trilogy of books based on the real-life women in Pepys’ Diary, so the next one is almost finished, and will also be published by Accent Press.

It’s another stand-alone book called A Plague on Mr Pepys and will be out next summer. Pepys’ Diary tells us a lot about the Great Plague ofso no prizes. Get this from a library.

Pepys: an introduction to the Diary together with a sketch of his later life. [J R Tanner; George Bell & Sons,]. The Private Life of Samuel Pepys ( TV Movie) User Reviews Review this title 4 Reviews.

Hide Spoilers. Sort by: Filter by Rating: A sexy role at last. taranakitimaru 24 June I really enjoyed this programme. Steve Coogan's usual roles involve him being slightly if not completely obnoxious for laughs, showing complete ineptitude in.

Sara George, Author, George, Author Thomas Dunne Books $ (p) ISBN For the first few minutes of The Private Life of Samuel Pepys (BBC2), I feared this was going to be a case of, to misquote the great diarist, "and so swiftly to bed".

There is something incorrigibly facetious about Coogan's face, and the presence of a large wig atop it only served to emphasise that characteristic. The great romantic: being an interpretation of Mr. Sam. Pepys and Elizabeth his wife by L. Adams Beck (Book) An address on the medical history of Mr.

and Mrs. Pepys: read before the Abernethian Society on March 6th by D'Arcy Power (). 6. The Private Life of Samuel Pepys () (TV) Played by Steve Coogan 7.

England, My England () Played by John Shrapnel 8. "Magic Grandad" - Famous People: Samuel Pepys () TV episode, Played by John Warnaby 9. The Pyrates () (TV) Played by John Rapley Pepys, his life and character by John Drinkwater Mr.

Pepys to the President and Governours of Christ-Hospital upon the present state of the said hospital.: To the Honour'd Sir John Moor, Kt. and President, and the rest of my honour'd friends, the governours of Christ-Hospital.

The detailed private diary Pepys kept from until 1 Ben Jonson, “To the Memory of my Beloved, The Author Mr. William Shakespeare: And What he hath Left Us,” in the first folio of Shakespeare’s works (London, ). I am indebted for many of the details that follow regarding Pepys’s life and times to Claire Thomalin, Samuel Pepys: The Unequalled Self (London: Viking, ) and to the introduction to the diary and to the diary itself of.

From Pepys’s Diary to Ben Judah’s impressionistic survey, the city has provided a wealth of material for writers Published: 16 Sep The 10 best non-fiction books about London. best nonfiction books of all time Samuel Pepys. of everyday life: “This morning Mr Sheply and I did eat our breakfast at Mrs Harper’s, (my brother John being with me,) upon a cold.

Pepys definition, English diarist and naval official. See more.Mr. Pepys, A Play in Two Acts Abstract This play is a fictionalized presentation of singular events in the life of Samuel Pepys ().

Today Pepys is best known for his diary, which is valued by historians for its colorful descriptions of life in 17th century London, England.Samuel Pepys Award.

At the beginning of the 21st century, the Club founded the Samuel Pepys Award, a biennal prize given for a book that "makes the greatest contribution to the understanding of Samuel Pepys, his times or his contemporaries in the interest of encouraging scholarship in this area." It was first presented in to mark the centenary of the Club and the tercentenary of Pepys's.

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