Elizabeth Pepys et al. in London - 23 March, 1668

from Diary of Samuel Pepys, 23 March 1668 , page 892:

And after sitting long at dinner, I had a barge ready at Tower wharfe to take us in; and so we went, all of us, up as high as Barne elmes, a very fine day, and all the way sang; and Mrs. Manuel sings very finely and is a mighty discreet, sober-carriaged woman, that both my wife and I are mightily taken with her; and sings well, and without importunity or the contrary. At Barne elmes we walked round; and then to the barge again and had much merry talk and good singing; and came before it was [dark] back to the New Exchange stairs, and there landed and walked up to Mrs. Pierce's, where we sat …   more >>
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Samuel Pepys, Diary of Samuel Pepys, 23 March 1668 . In Robert Latham and William Matthews (ed.), The diary of Samuel Pepys : a selection (London, 2003), p. 892. https://led.kmi.open.ac.uk/entity/lexp/1408136952192 accessed: 1 March, 2024

location of experience: London


Elizabeth Pepys
Samuel Pepys
Member of Parliament, Diarist, Naval officer

Experience Information

Date/Time 23 March, 1668
Medium live
Listening Environment in the company of others, in private, indoors, outdoors, in public

Originally submitted by isobel.1111 on Fri, 15 Aug 2014 22:09:12 +0100