Samuel Pepys in London - 28 July, 1666

from Diary of Samuel Pepys, 28 July 1666, page 646:

Being come thither, we went to my Lord Lauderdale's house to speak with him about getting a man at Lieth to join with one we imploy to buy some prize goods for the King. We find [him] and his lady and some Scotch people at supper - pretty odd company; though my Lord Brouncker tells me my Lord Lauderdale is a man of mighty good reason and judgment. But at supper there played one of their servants upon the viallin, some Scotch tunes only - several - and the best of their country, as they seemed to esteem them by their praising and admiring them; but Lord, the strangest ayre that I ever heard in …   more >>
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Samuel Pepys, Diary of Samuel Pepys, 28 July 1666. In Robert Latham and William Matthews (ed.), The diary of Samuel Pepys : a selection (London, 2003), p. 646. accessed: 10 December, 2023

location of experience: London


Samuel Pepys
Member of Parliament, Diarist, Naval officer

Experience Information

Date/Time 28 July, 1666
Medium live
Listening Environment in the company of others, in private, indoors

Originally submitted by isobel.1111 on Wed, 06 Aug 2014 14:47:51 +0100