The Society Annual Lecture 1933: Samuel Pepys

By Edwin Chappell, published May 1933


The lecture follows the life of Samuel Pepys and his family, tracing his genealogy to South Creake in Norfolk. The lecture, which was accompanied by 140 lantern slides, does not focus on the well-known diaries, but on Pepys’ family and his day to day life in London – where he lived, worshipped and worked, his books and portraits, and the Pepys Library at Magdalene College, Cambridge. Although much of the paper is easy to follow without the slides, some sections mean little without access to them.

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