The Diary of Samuel Pepys - Study Guide January-June, 1660 Summary & Analysis

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The year opens with the King in exile in The Hague. Pepys rents rooms at the resident of his Lord Sandwich. Also on the political scene, London celebrates the coming of Monk and Lord Mayor, which brings some stability to the political arena. Pepys performs various jobs for Lord Sandwich.

In Pepys' personal life, he enjoys many musical interests, both instrumental and vocal. He faithfully attends church, though the location varies. He also sings in church. He celebrates the anniversary of the removal of a bladder stone, a serious surgery for Pepys' time.

Soon, however, Lord Sandwich receives a promotion as one of the Generals at Sea. Pepys, likewise, receives a promotion as his Lord's clerk. The new job, however, requires that he go to sea with Lord Sandwich's fleet. After losing some sleep, Pepys agrees, and breaks the news to his father and wife, the later...

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