Exploring History
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Exploring History

The Unbelievable Destruction of The Great Storm of 1703

A butcher bill that almost defies imagination

On the evening of December 7th, 1703, author Daniel Defoe was sitting in his home pondering the state of the poor weather which had been plaguing England for the past couple of weeks. Wind and rain had been pounding England for days on end and it seemed as though there would be no end in sight…

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