William & Mary | Earl Gregg Swem Library Special Collections Database

Search

Pepys, Samuel (1633-1703)

Name
Pepys, Samuel (1633-1703)
Historical Note
Samuel Pepys, FRS (23 February 1633 - 26 May 1703) was an English naval administrator and Member of Parliament, who is now most famous for his diary which was later published. Although Pepys had no maritime experience, he rose by patronage, hard work and his talent for administration to be the Chief Secretary to the Admiralty under King James II. His influence was important in the early development of the British Civil Service Further information about this individual or organization may be available in the Special Collections Research Center Wiki: http://scrc.swem.wm.edu/wiki/index.php/Samuel Pepys.
Sources

wikipedia.com

08/03/2007

Note Author
zrj

By this creator

Records or Manuscript Collections
Thomas G. and Louise Rowe Pullen Collection, 1655-1791