The Early Modern Commons

The Diary of Samuel Pepys

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Monday 27 June 1664

28 June 2017

Up, and he and I walked to Paul’s Church yard, and there saw Sir Harry Spillman’s book, and I bespoke it and others, and thence we took coach, and he to my Lord’s...

Sunday 26 June 1664

27 June 2017

(Lord’s day). Up, and Sir J. Minnes set me down at my Lord Sandwich’s, where I waited till his coming down, when he came, too, could find little to say to me but only a...

Saturday 25 June 1664

26 June 2017

We staid late, and he lay with me all night and rose very merry talking, and excellent company he is, that is the truth of it, and a most cunning man. He being gone I to the office,...

Friday 24 June 1664

25 June 2017

Up and out with Captain Witham in several places again to look for oats for Tangier, and among other places to the City granarys, where it seems every company have their granary and...