Note on Pepys’s Admiralty Journal of 1674-9

By Dr. J.R. Tanner, published April 1923

Abstract

As students of Pepys’s official career would expect, his orderliness of mind and methodical good sense are reflected from every page, but the journal also furnishes unexpected material on Charles II. The important year 1677 witnessed the institution of an examination for lieutenants; regulations ensuring the proper qualification of naval chaplains; and an “establishment” for men and guns.

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Filed under: Dutch Wars | Mutiny & Discipline | Other (Early Modern) | Other (Nineteenth C) | Other (location)
Subjects include: Administration | Harbours & Dockyards | Manpower & Life at Sea | Navies | Shipbuilding & Design | Weapons

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