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Samuel Pepys" London

Gene Adams

Samuel Pepys" London

history trail.

by Gene Adams

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Published by ILEA Art Teachers" Centre for the National Portrait Gallery in [London] .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Pepys, Samuel, -- 1633-1703.

  • Edition Notes

    Portrait on front cover: map on back cover.

    ContributionsILEA Art Teachers" Centre., National Portrait Gallery (Great Britain)
    The Physical Object
    Pagination9 leaves ;
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL17248100M

      For a decade, beginning in , an ambitious young London civil servant kept an astonishingly candid account of his life during one of the most defining periods in British history. In Samuel Pepys, Claire Tomalin offers us a fully realized and richly nuanced portrait of this man, 4/4(8).   Samuel Pepys The Unequalled Self (Book): Tomalin, Claire: From the Publisher: For a decade, beginning in , an ambitious young London civil servant kept an astonishingly candid account of his life during one of the most defining periods in British history. In Samuel Pepys, Claire Tomalin offers us a fully realized and richly nuanced portrait of this man, whose inadvertent .

    Samuel Pepys is a human, funny, moody man who has his ups and downs like the rest of us. His narrative during the plague records his concern about neighbors, and his real sorrow when people he knows succumb to it/5().   For Pepys and the inhabitants of London in , there was no way of knowing whether an outbreak of the plague that occurred in the parish of .

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It is however quite interesting for its descriptions of the Great Fire ofwhich burned down much of London.4/5. 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. Samuel Pepys’s most popular book is The Diary of Samuel Pepys. Samuel Pepys has books on Goodreads with ratings.

Samuel Pepys’s most popular book is The Diary of Samuel Pepys. Chronology. Pepys was born in London on Februthe second son of John Pepys (–), a tailor, and Margaret Pepys née Kite (d. ), daughter of a Whitechapel butcher. Samuel Pepys was Samuel Pepys London book at St Bride's Church on March 3.

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The Samuel Pepys is housed in a 19th Century former Thameside tea warehouse and originally opened as a pub in the early s. Diary and Correspondence of SAMUEL PEPYS, F.R.S.

Secretary to the Admiralty in the reigns of Charles II. and James II. Book Description The Fifth Edition, including a. It's supposedly an excerpt from the Diary of Samuel Pepys, sometimes dated 'London '. The Diary of Samuel Pepys. Daily entries from the 17th century London diary.

Samuel Pepys. Today is the birthday () of Samuel Pepys PRS, an administrator of the navy of England, Member of Parliament, and president of the Royal Society, who is most famous for the diary he kept for a decade while still a relatively young man.

Pepys had no. Samuel Pepys is as much a paragon of literature as Chaucer and Shakespeare. His Diary is one of the principal sources for many aspects of the history of its period. In spite of its significance, all previous editions were inadequately edited and suffered from a number of omissions--until Robert Latham and William Matthews went back to the year-old original manuscript and deciphered each.

For Pepys and the inhabitants of London, there was no way of knowing whether an outbreak of the plague that occurred in the parish of St. Giles. Pepys and Deane were consigned to the Tower of London, from where, with a trial looming and with little idea of the real nature of the charges against.

The literary critic Samuel Johnson was 54 when he first encountered Boswell; the friendship that developed spawned one of the greatest biographies in the history of world literature. The book is full of humorous anecdote and rich characterization, and paints a vivid picture of 18th-century London, peopled by prominent personalities of the time.

About the author () Samuel Pepys was born in London in and died there in From tohe kept a quotidian record of what he saw and heard and read, and whom he met. It is his 4/5(2).

Published to coincide with a major exhibition at the National Maritime Museum to mark the th anniversary of the Great Fire of London, this book centres on Samuel Pepys (), the famous diarist and the greatest administrator of the Stuart Age.

Samuel Pepys: Plague, Fire, Revolution can be seen at the National Maritime Museum, Greenwich, London from 20 November to 28 March All. On the Thames towpath with Samuel Pepys Glowing plate-glass towers now cover the marshland and mudflats of Samuel Pepys’s London.

Will Self sets out along the Thames to rediscover the city. London: G. Bell and Sons, Item # Everybody's PepysA Fine Inlaid Binding by Rivière & Son Illustrated by Ernest H.

ShepardRIVIÈRE & SON, binder. PEPYS, Samuel. "Samuel Pepys: The Unequalled Self" is full biography - a biography that uses a six volume diary (that covers a 10 year period of his life) as a primary source. To read just the diary is to understand the yearsbut by reading Tomalin's work we are able to understand Pepys and his country's entire by:.

Samuel Pepys is the best known diarist of his day. Although he was a minor public official, his diary contains more details of his private life than of London politics. Still, his accounts of both the Black Death and the Great Fire show that he was less than in awe of persons holding high office.Above all, Pepys was a Londoner through and through.

Born in the Square Mile, he lived in the capital for much of his life, before dying in Clapham in Follow this 3km self-guided tour to.

• Samuel Pepys: Plague, Fire, Revolution is at the National Maritime Museum, Greenwich, London SE10, until 28 March. • This article was amended on .