The Early Modern Commons

The Diary of Samuel Pepys

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Sunday 19 February 1664/65

20 February 2018

Lay in bed, it being Lord’s day, all the morning talking with my wife, sometimes pleased, sometimes displeased, and then up and to dinner. All the afternoon also at home, and...

Saturday 18 February 1664/65

19 February 2018

Up, and to the office, where sat all the morning; at noon to the ‘Change, and thence to the Royall Oake taverne in Lumbard Streete, where Sir William Petty and the owners of the...

Friday 17 February 1664/65

18 February 2018

Up, and it being bitter cold, and frost and snow, which I had thought had quite left us, I by coach to Povy’s, where he told me, as I knew already, how he was handled the other...

Thursday 16 February 1664/65

17 February 2018

Up, and with Mr. Andrews to White Hall, where a Committee of Tangier, and there I did our victuallers’ business for some more money, out of which I hope to get a little, of which...