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Lesson overview:How did the Great Fire of London start?

  • To understand when and how the fire started. To know that the fire started after midnight on September 2, 1666. It started inside a bakery in Pudding Lane, near London Bridge.
  • To understand how the fire spread.
  • To describe the key features of houses and streets in the seventeenth century.
  • To understand why the City of London's architecture played a key role in the quick spread of the fire.
  • To learn about the false accusation against French watchmaker Robert Hubert.
  • To understand when and how the fire started. To know that the fire started after midnight on September 2, 1666. It started inside a bakery in Pudding Lane, near London Bridge.
  • To understand how the fire spread.
  • To describe the key features of houses and streets in the seventeenth century.
  • To understand why the City of London's architecture played a key role in the quick spread of the fire.
  • To learn about the false accusation against French watchmaker Robert Hubert.