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Mr. Pepys

J. R. Tanner

Mr. Pepys

an introduction to the Diary together with a sketch of his later life.

by J. R. Tanner

  • 11 Want to read
  • 36 Currently reading

Published by Greenwood Press in Westport, Conn .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Great Britain
    • Subjects:
    • Pepys, Samuel, 1633-1703.,
    • Cabinet officers -- Great Britain -- Biography.,
    • English diaries -- History and criticism.,
    • Diarists -- Great Britain -- Biography.,
    • Great Britain -- Social life and customs -- 17th century -- Sources.,
    • Great Britain -- Politics and government -- 1660-1688 -- Sources.,
    • Great Britain -- History -- Stuarts, 1603-1714 -- Biography.

    • Classifications
      LC ClassificationsDA447.P4 T4 1971
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxv, 308 p.
      Number of Pages308
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL5756028M
      ISBN 10083714549X
      LC Control Number71110870

        Entertaining Mr Pepys is Deborah Swift ‘s third book based on the women in the famous Diary. It caused a slight dilemma in the Historia diary; two reviews of it arrived within 24 hours. So, in a one-off event, we’re publishing both. The first .   Entertaining Mr. Pepys by Deborah Swift Publication Date: Septem Hachette Book Group eBook. Paperback, Audiobook; Pages Genre: Historical Fiction London Elizabeth 'Bird' Carpenter has a wonderful singing voice, and music is her chief passion. When her father persuades her to marry horse-dealer Christopher Knepp, she suspects she is .

      Entertaining Mr Pepys The Women of Pepys' Diary Series, Each novel features a different character and can be read as a stand-alone book. PRAISE FOR THE PEPYS TRILOGY: 'Swift is a consummate historical novelist, basing her books on immaculate research and then filling the gaps between real events and real people with eloquent storytelling. Entertaining Mr. Pepys by Deborah Swift Publication Date: Septem Hachette Book Group eBook. Paperback, Audiobook; Pages Genre: Historical Fiction London Elizabeth ‘Bird’ Carpenter has a wonderful singing voice, and music is her chief passion. When her father persuades her to marry horse-dealer Christopher Knepp, she suspects she is marrying [ ].

        Entertaining Mr. Pepys is the final instalment in Deborah Swift’s Pepys standalone series, each book featuring a different woman mentioned in Samuel Pepys’s famous diary. The stories are unique and focus on a different aspect of Restoration London. Entertaining Mr. Pepys is a brilliant finale of an excellent series. Bird has a beautiful voice.   REVIEW: A Plague on Mr Pepys by Deborah Swift. Well, now that I’ve finished this book, I think I hate Samuel Pepys but he’s got a lot of company I feel even worse towards. This book is very hard for me to grade. On the one hand, it’s obvious that you’ve researched the hell out of the time and the people. The way all this is included.


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"Pleasing Mr Pepys" by Deborah Swift brought Deb Willet, the Pepyses, and the London of the s to life. I found this to be a really enjoyable story, perfect not only for seventeenth-century aficionados but anyone who enjoys a good book/5.

'A Plague on Mr Pepys' is the second of Deborah Swift’s stories based on the lives of women mentioned in Samuel Pepys diaries. While Pepys featured heavily in the first book, here he is a more peripheral figure and the story centres on Bess Bagwell, the mistress most often mentioned by Pepys in his diaries/5(5).

Pleasing Mr. Pepys is scintillating and exciting historical fiction, all the more so since many of the character were actual people living and breathing this story.

Like with all my favorite historical fiction, Swift includes historical notes at the end to flesh out fact from fiction. Having turned the last page on Deb, Abigail, the Pepys', and /5(54). Entertaining Mr Pepys is the third and sadly the final installment from Deborah Swifts Women of Pepys Diary series.

Since I have enjoyed the first two book of the series, I was looking forward for this book to release/5. A Plague on Mr Pepys by Deborah Swift is the second book in the author's Mr Pepys series, following the acclaimed first installment, Pleasing Mr Pepys.

Swift has taken the 17th century diary of Samuel Pepys and created this series from the point of view of the women who surrounded Mr. Pepys book first his maid, and in this volume, his mistress Bess. From acclaimed historical novelist Deborah Swift, Pleasing Mr Pepys is the story of diarist Samuel Pepys' London, vibrantly told through the eyes of his maid.

Mr. Pepys book Deb Willet is desperate to escape her domineering aunt and takes a /5(2). A book by Deborah, Set in the ruins of London after The Great Fire, Pleasing My Pepys is the story of diarist Samuel Pepys' London, vibrantly told through the eyes of his maid.

Deb Willet is desperate to escape her domineering aunt and takes a position as companion to Elisabeth Pepys, Samuel’s wife. Deb believes it will give her the respectability and freedom she craves – but.

Get this from a library. The private life of Mr. Pepys. [John Harold Wilson] -- Based on his diary and other contemporary sources, the author presents to the general reader a portrait of Samuel Pepys and his world. Entertaining Mr Pepys is the third and final chapter of Deborah Swift’s trilogy on that most famous naval administrator/diarist of the late seventeenth century: Samuel Pepys.

That said, it can be read as a standalone work – although I read the first book in the series, I wasn’t able to read the second one, but that did not impact my reading of the third book. Just Out – Entertaining Mr Pepys, the last of my trilogy of women featuring in Pepys Diary – each has a surprising story to tell, full of historical colour, page-turning adventure, and emotion to tug at your heart.‘The fusion of historical facts and fiction is so flawless that it is hard to know where reality ends and fiction begin’ –Readers Favourite Review.

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$ Free shipping Free shipping. The Diary of Samuel Pepys by Pepys, Samuel Book The Fast Free Shipping. $ Free shipping. JOURNAL OF MRS. PEPYS: PORTRAIT OF A MARRIAGE By Sara George. $ Free shipping. The Diary: v. 9 by Pepys, Samuel Seller Rating: % positive. The second novel in the Mr Pepys series by popular historical novelist Deborah Swift.

'An intriguing and exceptionally beautifully written book' - Carol McGrath, The Woman in The Shadows Sometimes money costs too much. Pleasing Mr Pepys is the newest work by Deborah Swift and set to release this September (), and I was fortunate to have been given an advance review copy.

To me, Swift brought Deborah Willet, the Pepyses, and the London of the s to life in an exciting and sometimes touching way.5/5(2).

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“Mr Pepys and Turk” tells of English popular notions of the “Turk” throughhistory, centring upon 5/5(1). Saturday 9 February / To the office, where we sat all the morning busy. At noon home to dinner, and then to my office again, where also busy, very busy late, and then went home and read a piece of a play, “Every Man in his Humour,” — [Ben Jonson’s well-known play.]— wherein is the greatest propriety of speech that ever I read.

Get this from a library. A plague on Mr Pepys. [Deborah Swift] -- The second novel in the Mr Pepys series by popular historical novelist Deborah Swift. The Great Plague has London in its grip. As the summer heat rises, red crosses mark the doors, wealthy citizens.

Based on events depicted in the famous Diary of Samuel Pepys, Entertaining Mr Pepys brings London in the 17th Century to life. It includes the vibrant characters of the day such as the diarist himself and actress Nell Gwynne, and features a dazzling.

Mr Pepys is a man of great social standing with ties to the King himself. However, Bess does not bargain on how this will set off a chain of events that turns her plan right on its head.

And, in the background the plague is decimating the people of London and has no respect or care for social standing. The second novel in the Mr Pepys series by popular historical novelist Deborah Swift, featuring the Great Plague Sometimes the pursuit of money costs too much Ambitious Bess Bagwell is determined that her carpenter husband, Will, should make a name for himself Pages:.

James Crumpe (book seller and book binder) in Little St. Bartholomew’s Well Yard (c) John Clarke (book seller) at the sign of the Fleur de Lys near the Hospital Gate in Smithfield (c) Mr. Pepys' Small Change 17th Century Tokens from London Blog at The Diary of Samuel Pepys is one of the most entertaining documents in English history.

Written between andas Pepys was establishing himself as a key administrator in the naval office, it is an intimate portrait of life in 17th-century England covering his professional and personal activities, including, famously, his love of music, theatre, food, wine and his.

Pleasing Mr. Pepys by Deborah Swift is a compelling novel featuring a historical personage with powerful political undertones. Inspired by the famous Samuel Pepy’s diary, this novel explores some of the key players in the historical events that took place in Pepys’ time.

Deb Willet can’t stand her aunt’s overbearing attitude anymore, so she accepts the post of a maid .