Samuel Pepys Diary, 1660-1669

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Samuel Pepys Diary, 1660-1669 — One of the most complete and important accounts of life during the Restoration period in England, the Samuel Pepys diary contains detailed entries about Pepys’s life from 1660 to 1669. Pepys (1633 - 1703), an upper class naval administrator in the English government, wrote about the great and the small throughout the decade he kept his diary: from daily complaints about lost sleep and the humdrum of London life, to accounts of the Great Fire of London and Great Plague of 1665-66.

The searchable entries available here have been made available in electronic form by Phil Gyford at, as well as Project Gutenberg.

This resource description is currently being revised and expanded.