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Title: Diary of Samuel Pepys, May-June 1662 Author: Samuel Pepys Release Date: November 30, 2004 [EBook #4134] Language: English Character set encoding: ASCII *** START OF THIS PROJECT GUTENBERG EBOOK DIARY OF SAMUEL PEPYS, *** Produced by David Widger THE DIARY OF SAMUEL PEPYS M.A. F.R.S. CLERK OF THE ACTS AND SECRETARY TO THE ADMIRALTY TRANSCRIBED FROM THE SHORTHAND MANUSCRIPT IN THE PEPYSIAN LIBRARY MAGDALENE COLLEGE CAMBRIDGE BY THE REV.
MYNORS BRIGHT M.A.
LATE FELLOW AND PRESIDENT OF THE COLLEGE (Unabridged) WITH LORD BRAYBROOKE’S NOTES EDITED WITH ADDITIONS BY HENRY B.
WHEATLEY F.S.A. DIARY OF SAMUEL PEPYS. MAY & JUNE 1662 May 1st.
Sir G.
Carteret, Sir W.
Pen, and myself, with our clerks, set out this morning from Portsmouth very early, and got by noon to Petersfield; several officers of the Yard accompanying us so far.
Here we dined and were merry.
At dinner comes my Lord Carlingford from London, going to Portsmouth: tells us that the Duchess of York is brought to bed of a girl,--[Mary, afterwards Queen of England.]--at which I find nobody pleased; and that Prince Rupert and the Duke of Buckingham are sworn of the Privy Councell.
He himself made a dish with eggs of the butter of the Sparagus, which is very fine meat, which I will practise hereafter.
To horse again after dinner, and got to Gilford, where after supper I to bed, having this day been offended by Sir W.
Pen’s foolish talk, and I offending him with my answers.
Among others he in discourse complaining of want of confidence, did ask me to lend him a grain or two, which I told him I thought he was better stored with than myself, before Sir George...





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