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Pepys, Samuel

C. S. Knighton

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

Published in print September 2004 |
Published online September 2004 | e-ISBN: 9780198614128 | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/ref:odnb/21906

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Pepys, Samuel (1633–1703), naval official and diarist, was born at the family home, Salisbury Court, Fleet Street, London, on 23 February 1633, the second son of John Pepys (1601–1680), tailor, and his wife, Margaret, née Kite (d. 1667), daughter of a Whitechapel...

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Subjects: Political Institutions ; Public Administration ; Literature ; Literary Studies (Fiction, Novelists, and Prose Writers) ; Military History ; Naval Forces and Warfare

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