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One Calamity Solves Another: The Great Plague of 1665 and the Great Fire in London in 1666

The Great Plague of 1665 stands out as an important event in medical history. The Great Plague was not the first time England knew the disease. In 1580, the Lord Mayor of London complained publicly of the number of burials … Continue reading

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Changing the Face of London: The Great Fire of 1666

The development of new standards and statutes after The Great Fire of 1666 changed London forever. The years following the fire saw the building of St Paul’s Cathedral, along with numerous other churches. Public buildings and domestic buildings introduced new … Continue reading

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The Great Fire of London and Its Aftermath

The Great Fire of London was a major conflagration that swept through the central parts of the English city of London, from Sunday, 2 September to Wednesday, 5 September 1666. The fire gutted the medieval City of London inside the … Continue reading

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