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Who was Samuel Pepys? (animation; learning resource for primary schools, Key Stage 1: Great Fire of London)

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posted on 2024-02-19, 10:21 authored by Kate LovemanKate Loveman, James Harrod

This video for primary schools  shows the life of Samuel Pepys and introduces his diary of the 1660s. It features scenes from the Great Fire of London.

It is part of set of resources on the Great Fire of London, designed for teaching Key Stage 1 of the National Curriculum for England. The video is available in subtitled and BSL-interpreted versions. A transcript is also included.


The video was created by the Reimagining the Restoration project, in a collaboration between the University of Leicester and the Museum of London. It was first published on the Museum of London's website in 2023.


The project's Principal Investigator, Kate Loveman carried out research for the video, and wrote the script with the project's Learning Manager at the Museum, James Harrod.

The animation studio was King Bee.

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Reimagining the Restoration: Samuel Pepys's Diary and Popular History for the Twenty-first Century

Arts and Humanities Research Council

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