This appendix to the will concerns the library owned by Samuel Pepys. In his lifetime he had collected a large number of books. They were left to his nephew John Jackson (catalogue ref: PROB 1/9).
For the further Settlement & Preservation of my said Library after the Death of my Nephew John Jackson.
My plan for looking after and keeping my library after the death of my nephew John Jackson [who will inherit it first]
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Look at Source 9.
- Who had Pepys left his library to in his will?
- Why do you think he wrote down his plan for the library after the death of his nephew?
- What does the existence of such a plan tell us about Samuel Pepys?
- As Samuel Pepys was very keen on books and ships, can you design a coat of arms for him?