How did the Great Fire of London start?

In this lesson, we will learn about when the Great Fire of London began, looking at where it started and how it quickly spread throughout the city.

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Intro quiz - Recap from previous lesson

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Q1.Which King was left in charge of much of Britain after the last Romans left in 410 AD?

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Q2.What was the name of the town the Anglo-Saxons built near Londinium?

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Q3.In which year did Alfred the Great conquer London?

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Q4.During the reign of which ruler was the White Tower at the Tower of London built?

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Q5.Which Tudor monarch commissioned the building of St James's Palace?

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Intro quiz - Recap from previous lesson

Before we start this lesson, let’s see what you can remember from this topic. Here’s a quick quiz!

Q1.Which King was left in charge of much of Britain after the last Romans left in 410 AD?

1/5

Q2.What was the name of the town the Anglo-Saxons built near Londinium?

2/5

Q3.In which year did Alfred the Great conquer London?

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Q4.During the reign of which ruler was the White Tower at the Tower of London built?

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Q5.Which Tudor monarch commissioned the building of St James's Palace?

5/5

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How did the Great Fire of London Begin? - End of lesson quiz

The Great Fire of London: End of lesson quiz

Q1.Where did the Great Fire of London begin?

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Q2.The fire began on Pudding Lane. True or false?

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Q3.Why did the fire spread so quickly? Tick two.

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Q4.Which important landmark was destroyed by the fire?

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Q5.When was the fire extinguished?

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How did the Great Fire of London Begin? - End of lesson quiz

The Great Fire of London: End of lesson quiz

Q1.Where did the Great Fire of London begin?

1/5

Q2.The fire began on Pudding Lane. True or false?

2/5

Q3.Why did the fire spread so quickly? Tick two.

Select two (2) boxes

3/5

Q4.Which important landmark was destroyed by the fire?

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Q5.When was the fire extinguished?

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

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