2 Pepys

2 Pepys

Pepys – named after Samuel Pepys,an English diarist and naval administrator, most famous for the diary he kept for a decade while still a young man. The detailed private diary that Pepys kept from 1660 until 1669 was first published in the 19th 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.

Teacher’s Introduction – Miss Austin