By Barbara Moens . the Wind, notwithstanind which it came [?] Follow Jamaican news online for free and stay informed on what’s happening in the Caribbean It dates back to 1666 but has been confirmed by a U.K. lawyer in 1820." very Gates of it, so as by this early provision, the several Stores of War lodged in the Tower were entirely saved: And we have further this infinite cause particularly to give God thanks, that the fire did not happen in any of those places where his Majesties Naval Stores are kept, so as tho it hath pleased God to visit us with his own hand, he hath not, by disfurnishing us with the means of carrying on the War, subjected us to our enemies. Admin Tools. Report content as inappropriate. It must be observed, that this fire happened in a part of the Town, where tho the Commodities were not very rich, yet there were so bulky that they could not well be removed; so that the Inhabitants of that part where it first began have sustained very great loss, but by the best enquiry we can make, the other parts of the Town, where the Commodities were of greater value, took the Alarum so early, that they saved most of their Goods of value, which possibly may have diminished the loss, tho some think, that if the whole industry of the Inhabitants had been applyed to the stopping of the fire, and not to the saving of their particular Goods, the success might have much better, not only to the publick, but to many of them in their own particulars. ]-lane, at the middle of Mark-lane, and at the Tower-dock.Â, On Thursday by the blessing of God it was wholly beat down and extinguished. But so as that Evening it unhappily burnt out again a fresh at the Temple, by the falling of [some?] London was by far the largest city in England and mainly consisted of wooden buildings, tightly packed together along very narrow streets. Memorable Newspaper Gifts For Every Occasion! An authentic newspaper makes a splendid gift idea for anyone interested in history or with a special connection to this year in history. The first true newspaper in English was the London Gazette of 1666. Admin Tools. This poorly built urban sprawl, together with dry weather and a strong easterly wind, created the perfect conditions for the rapid spread of the fire. Newspapers from 1940-1969 that are collectibles but not rarities. sparks (as is supposed) upon a Pile of Wooden buildings; but his Royal Highness, who watched there that whole night in Person, by the great labours and diligente [used? attempts for the quencing it however industriously pursued, seemed insufficient. The London Gazette 1666 Transcript. It also informed others outside of the city of what was going on and how they could help in any way. Newspapers 1666-1678: Files in This Item: File Description Size Format ; artikler_1666.csv: 22.94 kB: CSV: View/Open: Show full item record This item is licensed under a Creative Commons License. Beginnings in America. It’s still being published today. In America the first newspaper appeared in Boston in 1690, entitled Publick Occurrences. Choose your desired date below and then select one of our gift packages. By using this site, you agree we can set and use cookies. This article describing the events of the Great Fire of London was published in The London Gazette, Monday September 3 to Monday September 10 1666. After seeking legal guidance, the government of Flanders has sent a copy of the charter to the EU's chief Brexit negotiator Michel Barnier. There are plenty of 1966 newspapers to choose from. The London Gazette. By then it had destroyed 373 acres of the city of London, including over 13,000 houses and 84 churches as well as St Paul’s Cathedral and much of London Bridge. SHORTCUTS; Find materialS; Events; Services; Visit us; Most of the sick in 1665-1666 had bubonic plague. Plague sufferers experienced headaches, vomiting and fever. Also On POLITICO . Whitehall, Sept. 8. About the collection. The fire had started in a baker’s shop in Pudding Lane on September 2. Published by Authority. The London Gazette was first published as The Oxford Gazette on 7 November 1665.Charles II and the Royal Court had moved to Oxford to escape the Great Plague of London, and courtiers were unwilling to touch London newspapers for fear of contagion. Report content as inappropriate. Other historical moments captured in headlines are highly collectible but not as expensive as those on the rare list. For more details of these cookies and how to disable them, see our cookie policy. Bygone News specialise in providing a wide selection of original newspapers from the United Kingdom. Report. This created swellings (buboes) in the lymph nodes found in the armpits, groin and neck. It fell out most unhappily too, that a violent Easterly wind fomented it, and kept it burning all that day, and the night following, spreading it self up to Grace-church street, and downwards from Cannon Street to the Waterside as far as the Three Cranes in the [?]. Our collection of newspapers is the largest in the world, containing over 4 million originals of newspapers from the nation’s most trusted establishments. 1666: Houses demolished as London burns A serious fire has taken hold in the City of London, just north of the River Thames. Known as the Oxford Gazette, the newspaper moved to London in 1666 and was renamed the London Gazette. it.Â. About the Tower the seasonable orders given for plucking down Houses to secure the Magazins of Powder, was more especially successful, that part being [?] From Monday September 3 to Monday September 10 1666 Whitehall, Sept. 8. ], assisted by some of the Lords of the Privy Councel, and some principal Members of the City, notwithstanding which suspitions, the manner of the burning all along in a [train?