Fire of London
(also the Great Fire, the Great Fire of London)
a very large fire which lasted for two days in 1666 and destroyed many parts of London, including the old St Paul’s Cathedral. Many people remember that it is said to have started in a street called Pudding Lane and finished in another called Pie Corner.

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