Reference Entry

Pepys, Samuel (1633-1703), naval official and diarist

Charles S. Knighton

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

Published in print September 2004 |
Published online September 2004 | e-ISBN: 9780198614128 | DOI:


Opening his account | Learning the business of the navy | Grace under pressure | Off duty | The Admiralty and parliament | Recall of a former naval person | Last years, transcription of the diary, and reputation

Reference Entry.  8031 words.  Illustrated.

Subjects: Biographical Studies ; History

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