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The Diary of Samuel Pepys By Samuel Pepys
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The Dairy of Samuel Pepys is a historical written by Samuel Pepys. He was an English naval administrator and Member of Parliament who is now most famous for the diary he kept for a decade while still... More > a relatively young man. Although Pepys had no maritime experience, he rose by patronage, hard work and his talent for administration, to be the Chief Secretary to the Admiralty under both King Charles II and subsequently King James II.< Less
The Dairy of Samuel Pepys By Samuel Pepys
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The Dairy of Samuel Pepys is a historical written by Samuel Pepys. He was an English naval administrator and Member of Parliament who is now most famous for the diary he kept for a decade while still... More > a relatively young man. Although Pepys had no maritime experience, he rose by patronage, hard work and his talent for administration, to be the Chief Secretary to the Admiralty under both King Charles II and subsequently King James II.< Less
The Diary of Samuel Pepys (Complete) By Samuel Pepys
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Samuel Pepys, FRS (23 February 1633 – 26 May 1703) was an English naval administrator and Member of Parliament, who is now most famous for his diary. Although Pepys had no maritime experience,... More > he rose by patronage, hard work and his talent for administration, to be the Chief Secretary to the Admiralty under both King Charles II and subsequently King James II. His influence and reforms at the Admiralty were important in the early professionalization of the Royal Navy. The detailed private diary he kept during 1660–1669 was first published in the nineteenth century, and is one of the most important primary sources for the English Restoration period. It provides a combination of personal revelation and eyewitness accounts of great events, such as the Great Plague of London, the Second Dutch War and the Great Fire of London. A fascinating inside look into London during the 1660s that brings history to life!< Less
Diary of Samuel Pepys [Christmas Summary Classics] By Samuel Pepys
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Christmas Summary Classics This series contains summary of Classic books such as Emma, Arne, Arabian Nights, Pride and prejudice, Tower of London, Wealth of Nations etc. Each book is specially... More > crafted after reading complete book in less than 30 pages. One who wants to get joy of book reading especially in very less time can go for it. About the Book Samuel Pepys, author of the incomparable "Diary," was born either in London or at Brampton, Huntingdonshire, on February 23, 1632-3, son of John Pepys, a London tailor. By the influence of the Earl of Sandwich, he was entered in the public service. Beginning as a clerk in the Exchequer, he was soon transferred to the Naval Department, and rose to the high office of secretary to the Admiralty.< Less
Samuel Pepys: Lust for Glory By Alistair Coleman
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On 1st January 1660, a humble government clerk called Samuel Pepys, the son of a London tailor, started a diary. He wrote candidly about his life, his work, the complex politics of the time, his wife... More > Elizabeth, and his many affairs. Then, for reasons lost down the years, the original diary was edited, censored, bowdlerised until it was nothing but a mere shell of the original work. Now, after literally minutes of research, we present the first fragment of Pepys's orginal work, restored to its bawdy glory, telling the true story of the restoration of the monarch under King Charles II, and the part played by a small dog called Lucy Minogue. Or, a work of comedy fiction based on (almost) true events at a tumultuous point in England's history. You decide.< Less
Samuel Pepys: Lust for Glory By Alistair Coleman
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On 1st January 1660, a humble government clerk called Samuel Pepys, the son of a London tailor, started a diary. He wrote candidly about his life, his work, the complex politics of the time, his wife... More > Elizabeth, and his many affairs. Then, for reasons lost down the years, the original diary was edited, censored, bowdlerised until it was nothing but a mere shell of the original work. Now, after literally minutes of research, we present the first fragment of Pepys's orginal work, restored to its bawdy glory, telling the true story of the restoration of the monarch under King Charles II, and the part played by a small dog called Lucy Minogue. Or, a work of comedy fiction based on (almost) true events at a tumultuous point in England's history. You decide.< Less
First Book of Samuel By SAREJESS
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The life and times of Samuel Ferreira uncovered and recounted in the pages of this book riveting always entertain and informative follow the story of an ordinary mans humble beginnings as he rose... More > to control one of the biggest corporations in the world. Samuel Ferreira the mystery finally solved and exposed for all to see. Samuel the hero of this story is a typical Joe who wandered through many strange lands and has some rather unusual adventures to say the least. The book closes on a certain day in 2001 in the city of New York. a great read you will be glued to the pages from the first to the last.< Less
First Book of Samuel By SAREJESS
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The life and times of Samuel Ferreira uncovered and recounted in the pages of this book riveting always entertain and informative follow the story of an ordinary mans humble beginnings as he rose... More > to control one of the biggest corporations in the world. Samuel Ferreira the mystery finally solved and exposed for all to see. Samuel the hero of this story is a typical Joe who wandered through many strange lands and has some rather unusual adventures to say the least. The book closes on a certain day in 2001 in the city of New York. a great read you will be glued to the pages from the first to the last.< Less
The Greatest Escape By Ben Humphrey, Charles Stuart
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Charles Stuart's escape from the Battle of Worcester in 1651 is one of the English Monarchy's most significant events. Not only did his escape ensure the eventual continuation of the institution of... More > the monarchy but the feat itself is truly remarkable. Charles dictated the account of his escape to Samuel Pepys years later and it is one of the finest primary sources of its kind. The Battle of Worcester Society is thrilled to be able to bring this work, once again, to the public domain.< Less
Cast in Stone and Mapped Out By Imogen Gray
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The former London County Council unwittingly created the outline of a small Essex district’s history when it chose names for its out-of-town estate roads. Samuel Pepys, a visitor to the area,... More > names some of the notables referred to in his diaries. Others, including a notorious rake, celebrated lawyers, still popular authors, curious publishers, spirited agitators and naturalists are amongst the personalities described in more detail here.< Less