1. Shakespeare married Anne Hatway in 1582.
2. When Shakespeare died in 1616, he was exactly 52 years old.
3. Charles Dickens lived in Portsmouth until 1823.
4. He worked in a factory at the aga of 12.
5. He wrote 14 very successful novels.
6. The Great Fire of London destroyed St Paul`s Cathedral.
7. Samuel Pepys described the fire in his famous diary.
8. People went to the fields outside London to escape the fire.