Wednesday, 30 September 2015

The Great Fire of London

Year 4 have begun a new History topic,  The Great Fire of London

Use these facts and anything else you can find out to add to our Year 4 History Revision Guide. You can post comments on the blog if you find out some interesting information and we will put all the information together during our History lessons.

The fire started on 2nd September 1666 at 2am in a baker's shop in Pudding Lane.
A plaque at the site where the fire began.
The fire spread quickly and we have researched into some of the reasons why. Click here to find out more. Why did the fire spread so quickly?

The fire lasted for 4 days and the events where recorded in a diary by Samuel Pepys who was a friend and advisor to King Charles II. Click here to read more about Samuel Pepys and The Great Fire of London. Samuel Pepys and his diary.
King Charles II

Samuel Pepys
Click here to see Ten Facts About The Great Fire of London.

Here are our News Reports of the key events:

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