The Early Modern Commons

The Diary of Samuel Pepys

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Sunday 24 June 1666

25 June 2019

Sunday. Midsummer Day. Up, but, being weary the last night, not so soon as I intended. Then being dressed, down by water to Deptford, and there did a great deale of business, being...

Saturday 23 June 1666

24 June 2019

My father and sister very betimes took their leave; and my wife, with all possible kindnesse, went with them to the coach, I being mightily pleased with their company thus long, and...

Friday 22 June 1666

23 June 2019

Up, and before I went out Mr. Peter Barr sent me a tierce of claret, which is very welcome. And so abroad down the river to Deptford and there did some business, and then to Westminster,...

Thursday 21 June 1666

22 June 2019

Up, and at the office all the morning; whereby several circumstances I find Sir W. Coventry and the Duke of Albemarle do not agree as they used to do; Sir W. Coventry commending Aylett...