Winstanley's Eddystone lighthouse
September 5, 2012 8:11 AM Subscribe
On 25 November 1703, despite a severe gale warning, Winstanley insisted on going out to the lighthouse
again along with five men to carry out some necessary repairs. On the 26th, England was hit by an event still known as “The Great Storm”, even today the benchmark by which all storms in England are measured.
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