The Great Fire of London,1666

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In History
  • Sunday, evening

    Sunday, evening
    Thomas Farynor, baker to king Charles 2, forgot to put out the fire in one of his ovens.
  • Monday, 4:00 a.m.

    Monday, 4:00 a.m.
    London's mayor was adviced to demolish houses. He refused to give the order.
  • Monday, 1:00 a.m.

    Monday, 1:00 a.m.
    A spark set fire to the straw on the floor of the bakery.
  • Wednesday, evening

    Wednesday, evening
    Winds finally died down. The fire was under control.
  • Thursday

    Thursday
    The fire was totally extinguished. Five-sixths of the heart of the city had been destroyed. Fewer than ten people died in the buze.
  • The culprit

    The culprit
    People declared guilty the French caretaker, the commoner, Robert Hubert. Despite pleas for forgiveness, he was hanged.