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Black Death

Black Death

A BBC history feature on the outbreaks of Bubonic Plague which swept Britain from 1348 through to 1375.

Black Death Blamed on Man not Rats

An article from the Observer, suggesting the Black Death was not bubonic plague spread by rats, but haemorrhagic plague, a virus spread by humans.

The Black Death in Weymouth and Portland, Dorset

An account of the plague, and its introduction in 1348 to Britain through the port of Melcombe, in the county of Dorset.

Eyam Plague Village

Tells the story of the village and its response to the Black Death, with articles and a video; also offers a visitor guide.

History of the Plague in London by Daniel Defoe

Includes the text of Defoe's work, with an introduction written in 1894; maintained by Project Gutenberg.

London Plagues 1348–1665

The Museum of London's feature on the Black Death of 1348 and the Great Plague of 1665, and nearly 40 other outbreaks between 1348 and 1665.

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