Three more entries posted.

For 19th December 1661, the following events are modelled:

  • Elizabeth sits for Mr. Savill. Samuel attends the sitting and his participation is modelled using the 'audience' role type.
  • Samuel and Elizabeth travel home from Mr. Savill's by coach.
  • During the coach ride, the couple have an argument.
  • Samuel dines with William Warren at the Dolphin.
  • Samuel works at the Navy Office.
  • Samuel returns home from the office.

For 20th December 1661, the following events are modelled:

  • Samuel dines at the Wardrobe.
  • Samuel and Henry Moore meet William Swan in the street.
  • The trio go drinking at a local tavern during which they discuss religion. This is modelled as two separate events, a drinking event and a discussion with the discussion occurring during the drinking.
  • Samuel and Henry Moore go to the Royal Exchange.
  • Sameul discusses maritime law (or as Pepys puts it 'Dominion of the Sea') with Henry Moore .
  • Samuel returns home.
  • Samuel reads more of Selden's Mare Clausum.

Finally, for 21st December 1661 we have:

  • Samuel discusses the ending of Privy Seal business for the duration of the Christmas holidays. The discussion is with Sir John Robartes and takes place at his chambers in Whitehall Palace.
  • Samuel visits a Mrs. Sarah and Mrs. Betty at Sir Edward Montagu's lodgings at Whitehall Palace.
  • Samuel drinks with a group of civil servants ('Exchequer men') at the Dog.
  • Samuel has a discussion about maritime law with Edward Falconberg.
  • Samuel meets William Prior (of Brampton) at Thomas Pepys' house.
  • Samuel returns home by coach.
  • Samuel works at the Navy Office. We know that both Sir William Penn and Batten are present at the office too as they complain about Pepys' frequent absence!
  • Samuel writes letters from his home.
  • Samuel reads more of Selden's Mare Clausum.
  • Also occurring today was the christening of John Hunt - an event that was attended by Elizabeth Pepys.

New and updated topic maps:

Topic map for 19th December 1661

Topic map for 20th December 1661

Topic map for 21st December 1661

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