Samuel Pepys in London - 4 August, 1663

from Diary of Samuel Pepys, 4 August 1663, page 299:

To Westminster hall; and not finding Mrs. Lane, with whom I purposed to be merry, I went to Jervas's and took him and his wife over the water to their mother Palmers (the woman that speaks in the belly and with whom I had two or three years ago so good sport with Mr. Mallard), thinking, because I had heard that she is a woman of that sort, that I might there have light upon some lady of pleasure (for which God forgive me); but blessed be God, there was none nor anything that pleased me - but a poor little house which she hath set out as fine as she can. And for her singing which she pretends …   more >>
cite as

Samuel Pepys, Diary of Samuel Pepys, 4 August 1663. In Robert Latham and William Matthews (ed.), The diary of Samuel Pepys : a selection (London, 2003), p. 299. accessed: 13 June, 2024

location of experience: London


Samuel Pepys
Member of Parliament, Diarist, Naval officer

Experience Information

Date/Time 4 August, 1663
Medium live
Listening Environment in the company of others, indoors

Originally submitted by isobel.1111 on Mon, 11 Aug 2014 11:49:14 +0100