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  • Published: 18 August 2016
  • ISBN: 9781473546943
  • Imprint: Vintage Digital
  • Format: EBook
  • Pages: 96
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The Great Fire of London

The Essential Guide




On the 350th anniversary of the Great Fire of London read this essential companion to the gripping story of one of London's worst disasters

2 SEPTEMBER 1666: 350 YEARS SINCE THE GREAT FIRE OF LONDON

In the early hours of 2 September 1666 a small fire broke out in a bakery in Pudding Lane. In the five days that followed it grew into a conflagration that would devastate the third largest city in the Western world.

This short edition is the essential guide to the Great Fire of London and includes first-hand descriptions from the diaries of Samuel Pepys and John Evelyn, as well as a gripping account from renowned historian Adrian Tinniswood.

  • Published: 18 August 2016
  • ISBN: 9781473546943
  • Imprint: Vintage Digital
  • Format: EBook
  • Pages: 96
Categories:

About the author

Adrian Tinniswood

Adrian Tinniswood OBE FSA is the author of fifteen books on social and architectural history, including Behind the Throne: A Domestic History of the Royal Household; The Long Weekend: Life in the English Country House Between the Wars, a New York Timesand Sunday Times bestseller; His Invention So Fertile: A Life of Christopher Wren and The Verneys: a True Story of Love, War and Madness in Seventeenth-Century England, which was shortlisted for the BBC/Samuel Johnson Prize. He has worked with a number of heritage organisations including the Heritage Lottery Fund and the National Trust, and is currently Senior Research Fellow in History at the University of Buckingham and Visiting Fellow in Heritage and History at Bath Spa University.

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