The Great Fire of London: The Diary of Samuel Pepys
This lesson looks at how we know about the Great Fire of London, focusing specifically on the diary of Samuel Pepys and his actions during September of 1666. It then goes on to look at other sources, such as pictures, objects and newspapers, and encourages your class to consider what kind of information we can find out from each source.
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