The Great Fire of London

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  • Instructions "The Great Fire of London"

    After listening to an interview about the Great Fire, the pupils had to use their notes to write an article to be published on the school’s website. You will find their work below.
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    par 2nde5_6 SE

    The fire started in a bakery in the center of London in the morning. The fire may have started accidentally because of a candle, an oil lamp, a fireplace or an oven. The city of London was a medieval city, one of the big cities of Europe, it was mainly composed of timber houses, that’s why the (...)

  • 1666 : The great fire of London

    par 2nde5_6 SE

    What we call "The great fire of London" occurred in the seventeenth century, precisely from Sunday, 2 September to Wednesday, 5 September 1666. It was an intense fire so it destroyed about 80 percent of the historical City Of London.
    At that time, London was a very large city, one of the (...)

  • The Great Fire Of London

    par 2nde5_6 SE

    In the 17th century, London was a very large medieval city, one of the major cities in Europe. Houses were made of wood and there were lots of timber buildings. That was dangerously flammable so the fire didn’t take long to spread. On September 2nd, 1666, there was a great fire. It began in (...)


    par 2nde5_6 SE

    In 1666, London, a very large medieval city, underwent a tragic accident. It began in the premises of a baker very early in the morning in Pudding Lane. We don’t know exactly how it started but we think that an oil lamp, a candle or ovens may have been the cause of the fire. London had been (...)