The Early Modern Commons

The Diary of Samuel Pepys

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Monday 19 February 1665/66

19 February 2019

Up, and by coach to my Lord Sandwich’s, but he was gone out. So I to White Hall, and there waited on the Duke of Yorke with some of the rest of our brethren, and thence back again...

Sunday 18 February 1665/66

18 February 2019

(Lord’s day). Lay long in bed discoursing with pleasure with my wife, among other things about Pall’s coming up, for she must be here a little to be fashioned, and my wife...

Saturday 17 February 1665/66

17 February 2019

Up, and to the office, where busy all the morning. Late to dinner, and then to the office again, and there busy till past twelve at night, and so home to supper and to bed. We have...

Friday 16 February 1665/66

16 February 2019

Up betimes, and by appointment to the Exchange, where I met Messrs. Houblons, and took them up in my coach and carried them to Charing Crosse, where they to Colonell Norwood to see...