REBECCA RIDEAL is a writer and television producer who contributed to such documentaries as: Bloody Tales of the Tower, Adventurer's Guide to Britain, Jack the Ripper: Killer Revealed, Escape from a Nazi Death Camp, and the triple Emmy award winning series David Attenborough's First Life. She currently runs the online magazine The History Vault and is studying for a PhD on Restoration London at University College in London.
"A book firmly anchored in the grain of contemporary accounts,
sparking with the crackle of firsthand reports." --The
"Rideal provides an original and captivating view of England on the cusp of modernity ... [A] wonderful resource for anyone wanting to learn about how these crucial events impacted the course of English history." --The Historical Novel Society"Rideal successfully illustrates how 1666 marks a turning point in post-Restoration England." --Publishers Weekly"[Gives] you a real feeling for how life was for Londoners at the time ... This is a lovely little history elucidating important events seminal to London and British history." --San Francisco Book Review