[i] The fire that virtually destroyed London was hot enough to melt the iron locks and gates to the city and the steel laying about on the piers. Steel has a melting point of 3000 degrees Fahrenheit.
[ii] Robert Hubert, described by contemporary reports as being a ‘simple minded French clockmaker’, confessed to authorities that he was an agent of the Pope and that he had set the fire that burned London to the ground. Despite ample evidence that Hubert was indeed out of his mind, and that he had not even been in the country when the fire started, a court convicted him and he was hanged on September 28, 1666
[iii] In addition to Wren’s most famous building, St. Paul’s Cathedral, he also built 50 smaller churches following the fire.