1666: Plague, War and Hellfire
1666 was a watershed year for England. The outbreak of the Great Plague, the eruption of the second Dutch War and the Great Fire of London all struck the country in rapid succession and with devastating repercussions. Shedding light on these dramatic events, historian Rebecca Rideal reveals an unprecedented period of terror and triumph.
With flair and style, 1666 shows a city and a country on the cusp of modernity, and a series of events that forever altered the course of history.