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THE DAY PARLIAMENT BURNED DOWN CAROLINE SHENTON Tuesday 05 February 2019

On 16 October 1834 a great fire destroyed Parliament’s glorious old buildings and their contents. Contemporary depictions of the disaster by Turner, William Heath and others illustrate this gripping event.