Samuel Pepys in London - 6 January, 1668

from Diary of Samuel Pepys, 6 January 1668, pages 861-862:

Thence, after the play, stayed till Harris was undressed (there being acted The Tempest) and so he withal, all by coaches home, where we find my house with good fires and candles ready, and our office the like, and the two Mercers, and Betty Turner, Pendleton, and W. Batelier; and so with much pleasure we into the house and there fell to dancing, having extraordinary music, two violins, and a base viallin and Theorbo (four hands), the Duke of Buckingham’s Musique, the best in Towne, sent me by Greeting, and there we set in to dancing. By and by to my house, to a very good supper, and mighty …   more >>
cite as

Samuel Pepys, Diary of Samuel Pepys, 6 January 1668. In Robert Latham and William Matthews (ed.), The diary of Samuel Pepys : a selection (London, 2003), p. 861-862. accessed: 21 March, 2023

location of experience: London


Samuel Pepys
Member of Parliament, Diarist, Naval officer

Experience Information

Date/Time 6 January, 1668
Medium live
Listening Environment in the company of others, in private, indoors

Originally submitted by isobel.1111 on Fri, 15 Aug 2014 21:44:50 +0100