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Lesson overview:To learn about other instances of destructive fires in London and other major cities around the world

  • To learn about other disasters that have befallen London as a result of Fire.
  • 60 AD - London razed to the ground. To learn that London was razed to the ground by Boudicca, Queen of the Iceni tribe, in retaliation against the Roman's Empire rule of Britain.
  • 1212 AD - During the Great of 1212, a fire began in Southwark, the borough directly south of London Bridge. People tried to flee across to the other side. However, they became trapped when winds spread the fire to the bridge itself.
  • 1834 AD - During this fire, most of the old buildings of the Palace of Westminster were destroyed.
  • To learn about other disasters that have befallen London as a result of Fire.
  • 60 AD - London razed to the ground. To learn that London was razed to the ground by Boudicca, Queen of the Iceni tribe, in retaliation against the Roman's Empire rule of Britain.
  • 1212 AD - During the Great of 1212, a fire began in Southwark, the borough directly south of London Bridge. People tried to flee across to the other side. However, they became trapped when winds spread the fire to the bridge itself.
  • 1834 AD - During this fire, most of the old buildings of the Palace of Westminster were destroyed.