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The Real Cause of The Great Fire of London

Posted September 16th, 2015 at 12:10 PM by voxhistoria

The devastation caused by the 1666 Great Fire of London cannot be underestimated. The fire destroyed 90 per cent of buildings in the city and left 70,000 homeless, reducing London - one of the greatest cities in the world - to rubble. Faced with such unprecedented destruction, Londoners were desperate to find someone to blame.

Considering the fervent anti-Catholicism in England during the 17th century, it is hardly surprising that the Catholics - and particularly Jesuits - became...
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