Documentary examining the great plague of 1665, one of the darkest moments in britain's history, when over one-fifth of london's population of 500,000. The great plague, lasting from 1665-1666, was the last major epidemic of the bubonic plague to occur in england it happened within the centuries-long time. Do the survivors of the black plague hold the key to scientists in the fight against modern diseases.
The black death, also known as the great plague, the black plague, or the plague, was one of the most devastating pandemics in human history, resulting in the. The summer of 1665 was a scorcher and the people of london also had the great plague to deal with find out the crazy cures they concocted. The great plague has 671 ratings and 61 reviews josie said: re-read in february 2012: this is too cute not the plague stuff -- that's all rather horrib.
During the hot summer of 1665, london was hit by a terrible disease known as the great plague the disease had spread rapidly across parts of europe and. Officially the 'great plague' killed 68,595 people in london that year the true figure is probably nearer 100,000 or one-fifth of the city's population bubonic. A key stage 3 history revision resource for the plague to study the facts of medicine through time, and to compare the great plague of 1665 to the black death.
The great plague (1665-1666) was a massive outbreak of disease in england that killed 75000 to 100000 people, up to a fifth of london's population. The great plague [stephen porter] on amazoncom free shipping on qualifying offers the great plague of 1665-6 is the best known epidemic in english. What was it like to experience the plague of 1665 plague was both a frequent and alarming occurrence in the 17th century during this period there were many . [the great plague of athens 430 bc] [article in danish] frøland a(1) author information: (1)[email protected] the plague of athens in 430-426 bc has puzzled . Named after the cataclysmic event that claimed the lives of one out of every three londoners in 1665, the great plague transports viewers to a time of.
Click on the picture, look listen and then play the game below home. In this intimate history of the extraordinary black plague pandemic that swept through the british isles in 1665, evelyn lord focuses on the plague's effect. In two successive years of the 17th century london suffered two terrible disasters in the spring and summer of 1665 an outbreak of bubonic plague spread from.
The great plague of london (1665-1666) was estimated to kill nearly a quarter of the city's population in 18 months alone now, a provocative. Researchers have confirmed the cause of the 1665 great plague by studying dna from a mass burial pit discovered in east london last year. Buy the great plague of london by stephen porter (isbn: 9781848680876) from amazon's book store everyday low prices and free delivery on eligible. More detailed discussion of the great plague of 1665 for 'historical outline of restoration and eighteenth-century british literature.