Fire Of London

An account of the great fire of 1666, which destroyed most of the old city of London, and in which the king himself helped the firefighters with bucket and axe, is given in LONDON'S 'God's Fire' chapter.




 

 

 

Did You Know?
RHUBARB - During the three centuries before the nineteenth, China had become so cut off from Europe that senior mandarins were quite unsure where Britain was. They’d even been told that the western barbarians needed to import herbal rhubarb from China (a medicine), and that they would die if they couldn’t get it.




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