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1662 - Samuel Pepys Visits

Samuel Pepys visits Portsmouth and stayed with an old friend. “The Doctor (Dr. Clerke) and I lay together at Wiard’s the chyrureons (surgeons) in Portsmouth; his wife is a very pretty woman. We lay very well and merrily. In the Morning concluding him to be of the eldest blood and house of the Clerke’s, because that all the fleas come to him and not me.