Minisode 005 Big Ben


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By Chris Fernandez-Packham (Victorian History Lover/Queen Victoria Fan), Chris Fern, and ez-Packham (Victorian History Lover/Queen Victoria Fan). Discovered by Player FM and our community — copyright is owned by the publisher, not Player FM, and audio is streamed directly from their servers. Hit the Subscribe button to track updates in Player FM, or paste the feed URL into other podcast apps.

The story of the most distinctive clock and bell in the world. Learn how a tragic fire, and a brilliant Victorian rotter, gave us the iconic Big Ben.

This minisode details the great fire at Westminster, the rebuilding, commission of the clock, the troubles with building, and the great scandal that came afterwards. People were definitely seen in court.

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