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Diary of Samuel Pepys

Samuel Pepys

The Diary of Samuel Pepys is perhaps the most well known collection of reminiscences. He maintained it, in secrecy, from 1660, the year of the Restoration, until 1669 when fear of blindness prevented his daily labours. Though it covers less than a decade, it offers a lively and detailed insight into a period and a personality – for he noted events in both public and private life. Famous passages include descriptions of The Plague and the Great Fire of London. In this presentation, key sections are set in historical context.

The Diary of Samuel Pepys is perhaps the most well known collection of reminiscences. He maintained it, in secrecy, from 1660, the year of the Restoration, until 1669 when fear of blindness prevented his daily labours. Though it covers less than a decade, it offers a lively and detailed insight into a period and a personality – for he noted events in both public and private life. Famous passages include descriptions of The Plague and the Great Fire of London. In this presentation, key sections are set in historical context.
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The Diary of Samuel Pepys is perhaps the most well known collection of reminiscences. He maintained it, in secrecy, from 1660, the year of the Restoration, until 1669 when fear of blindness prevented his daily labours. Though it covers less than a decade, it offers a lively and detailed insight into a period and a personality – for he noted events in both public and private life. Famous passages include descriptions of The Plague and the Great Fire of London. In this presentation, key sections are set in historical context.

Language:

English

Narrators:

Michael Maloney

Length:

3h 56m


Chapters

Introduction
Introduction

05:44


Chapter 1
Chapter 1

05:47


Chapter 2
Chapter 2

03:48


Chapter 3
Chapter 3

04:55


Chapter 4
Chapter 4

03:46


Chapter 5
Chapter 5

05:50


Chapter 6
Chapter 6

06:42


Chapter 7
Chapter 7

06:20


Chapter 8
Chapter 8

02:56


Chapter 9
Chapter 9

01:59


Chapter 10
Chapter 10

01:30


Chapter 11
Chapter 11

01:33


Chapter 12
Chapter 12

02:03


Chapter 13
Chapter 13

04:36


Chapter 14
Chapter 14

04:02


Chapter 15
Chapter 15

03:02


Chapter 16
Chapter 16

03:20


Chapter 17
Chapter 17

02:24


Chapter 18
Chapter 18

06:24


Chapter 19
Chapter 19

04:10


Chapter 20
Chapter 20

05:03


Chapter 21
Chapter 21

04:14


Chapter 22
Chapter 22

06:47


Chapter 23
Chapter 23

03:32


Chapter 24
Chapter 24

02:20


Chapter 25
Chapter 25

02:54


Chapter 26
Chapter 26

04:54


Chapter 27
Chapter 27

04:16


Chapter 28
Chapter 28

04:40


Chapter 29
Chapter 29

04:45


Chapter 30
Chapter 30

04:44


Chapter 31
Chapter 31

07:06


Chapter 32
Chapter 32

06:49


Chapter 33
Chapter 33

06:19


Chapter 34
Chapter 34

06:35


Chapter 35
Chapter 35

03:20


Chapter 36
Chapter 36

03:18


Chapter 37
Chapter 37

05:20


Chapter 38
Chapter 38

03:49


Chapter 39
Chapter 39

05:03


Chapter 40
Chapter 40

04:24


Chapter 41
Chapter 41

06:31


Chapter 42
Chapter 42

04:23


Chapter 43
Chapter 43

02:24


Chapter 44
Chapter 44

04:06


Chapter 45
Chapter 45

07:04


Chapter 46
Chapter 46

04:01


Chapter 47
Chapter 47

04:36


Chapter 48
Chapter 48

06:11


Chapter 49
Chapter 49

05:57


Chapter 50
Chapter 50

03:12


Chapter 51
Chapter 51

04:12


Chapter 52
Chapter 52

02:32