Tag Archives: Plague

Great Fire of London

A short overview of the Great Fire of London in 1666

After breaking out at a bakery in Pudding Lane, the catastrophic fire blazed for more than three days and destroyed over 13,000 houses, churches and government buildings.

Pepys Diary

31st May 1669: the day of the final entry in Samuel Pepys’ famous diary

On the 31st May 1669, Samuel Pepys wrote the final entry of his famous diary.