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Pepys starts The Diary of Samuel Pepys on January 1,1660, with a summary of the latest events of the times. After the defeat of Oliver Cromwell, England is seeking anew king. The decision is made to crown Charles II, who is in exile in France.
Pepys is asked by his employer, Lord Montagu (generally referred to throughout the diary as his "Lord"), to accompany him and his fleet on the journey to bring back the exiled son of King CharlesI. Pepys serves as secretary to the Admiral on this historic journey.
Upon his return, Pepys starts a new administrative position as Clerk of the Acts for the Navy Board, a position that includes a new house for him and his wife. Fiercely devoted to his wife, he nevertheless records many experiences where he looks at, kisses, and "dallies with" other women, a trend that he will continue throughout... View more of the The Diary of Samuel Pepys Summary
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