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The Great Plague in London in 1665

Walter George Bell

The Great Plague in London in 1665

by Walter George Bell

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Published by Ams Pr Inc .
Written in English


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Number of Pages374
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Open LibraryOL7474040M
ISBN 100404132359
ISBN 109780404132354

"This is now the best book available on London's plague epidemic." -- Sixteenth Century Journal "The Mootes' enthusiasm at their archival discoveries flavours their lively account of the Plague Year." -- London Review of Books "The Great Plague is a great read/5(6).   A Journal of the Plague Year is Daniel Defoe’s novel of the Great Plague of London in , published fifty-seven years after the event in Defoe intended the book as a warning. At the time of publication there was alarm that plague in .

A time of horror has come to London. In one terrible summer, more than 15% of its population will perish. As the bubonic plague ravages London's streets, mercilessly plucking up victims and filling the plague pits with corpses, year-old Alice Paynton records the outbreak in her diary/5(48). But new plague cases were still appearing in September, when the Great Fire destroyed much of the city and finally purged London of the infection. When was the Great Plague of London: Where was the Great Plague of London: London, UK. What was the Great Plague of London death toll: Contemporary Bills of Mortality l deaths.

London: W. Nicoll, A good copy of a very scarce work, originally issued as part of a two volume work called 'The City Remembrancer'. This consisted of 3 books, with separate title pages and pagination, on the Great Plague, Fire and Storm of Edition: 1st Edition. Plague of Russia () killing ,, and (–), killing nearly ,; Plague of Persia (), killing 2 million. The City of London was ravaged numerous time by the Plague: , , , , , The Great Plague of London killed over ,, a quarter of the city’s population, in just 18 months.


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The Great Plague in London in 1665 by Walter George Bell Download PDF EPUB FB2

The Great Plague of was a last and terrible visitation before plague finally burned itself out in north-western Europe. A direct descendant of the Black Death, in London alone it killed more thanpeople - perhaps a quarter of the entire population/5.

The diary of 13 year old Alice Paynton, a young girl in the time of Charles II. Her diary covers the months from June to the Great Fire ofwhile the bubonic plague ravages London/5.

Great Plague of London, epidemic of plague that ravaged London, England, from to City records indicate that s people died during the epidemic, though the actual number of deaths is suspected to have exceededout of a total population estimated at ,The outbreak was caused by Yersinia pestis, the bacterium associated with other.

From inside the book. What people are saying - Write a review. LibraryThing Review User Review - Chris_El - LibraryThing. The black death invaded Europe during the middle ages.

But it didn't just roll through and then disappear from the scene. The Great Plague in London in Walter George Bell Snippet view - /5(1). In the spring and summer of an outbreak of Bubonic Plague spread from parish to parish until thousands had died and the huge pits dug to receive the bodies were full.

In the Great Fire of London destroyed much of the centre of London, but also helped to kill off some of the black rats and fleas that carried the plague bacillus. My Story: The Great Plague: A London Girl's Diary, - Kindle edition by Oldfield, Pamela.

Download it once and read it on your Kindle device, PC, phones or tablets. Use features like bookmarks, note taking and highlighting while reading My Story: The Great Plague: A London Girl's Diary, /5(49). While the Great Plague of was experienced on a much smaller level than the Black Death, but it more directly affected London.

I already mentioned that it killed up topeople, almost 25% of London’s population at the time. out of 5 stars London in Reviewed in the United States on Ap This is a well-written book that is over 80 years old, but it tells an interesting tale of terror, heroism and cowardice during the Great Plague of London in (the year before the Great Fire).Cited by:   A street during the Great Plague in London,with a death cart and mourners.

Wellcome Images, CC BY-NC-SA Coronavirus: Defoe’s account of the Great Plague of has startling parallels. Additional Physical Format: Online version: Bell, Walter George, Great plague in London in New York: AMS Press, (OCoLC) Plague has been the most feared disease across Europe since the Black Death in the s.

Dreaded because of the scale of the mortality and its sheer foulness, its periodic outbreaks had a devastating impact. London's last and most destructive attack came inwhen, according to Bishop Gilbert Burnet, 'a most terrible plague broke out, that depopulated the city of London, /5(2).

Yet London’s response to the Great Plague of was not so different from today's to COVID In London was in the grip of Author: Lucy Sussex. The Great Plague was an epidemic that spread in England between and It led to the deaths of betw andpeople, which was more than a fifth of the entire population of London at the time.

Historically, it was believed that the disease was an infection of bubonic plague caused by the spread of a bacillus called Yersinia.

The Mootes have written an extraordinary and insightful account of life in London duringwhen nearlypeople died of the plague. They detail the havoc unleashed upon the city and the efforts of the large number of people who stayed behind rather than fleeing. Get this from a library. The great plague in London in.

[Walter George Bell]. The bureaucrat was, of course, Samuel Pepys, and the year was Bubonic plague raged, killing thousands a week in a London with a population of onlyPepys’ great diary lays bare the terrors, horrors and abyss of ignorance prevailing almost four centuries ago, matching those that threaten our own society.

A street during the Great Plague in London,with a death cart and mourners. Wellcome Images, CC BY-NC-SA.

InDaniel Defoe pulled off one of the great literary hoaxes of all time. A Journal of the Plague Year, he called his latest book. The title page promises “Observations of the most remarkable occurrences” during the Great.

This was the worst outbreak of plague in England since the black death of London lost roughly 15% of its population. Wh deaths were recorded in the city, the true number was probably overOther parts of the country also suffered. The earliest cases of disease occurred in the spring of in a parish outside the city.

Class and the Great Plague, Professor Vanessa Harding. Share this lecture Bookmark this short This is part of the series: The Great Plague of in London Subjects History Related Future Lectures Related Past Lectures Same Speaker Related Shorts.

David Fathers London's Seen Much Worse Than Coronavirus: Remembering The Great Plague Of "Bring Out Your Dead" A street during the Great Plague in London,with a death cart and mourners.

During the Great Plague of London (), the disease called the bubonic plague killed aboutpeople in London, England. In seven months, almost one quarter of London's population (one out of every four Londoners) died from the plague.

At its worst, in September ofthe plague killed 7, people in one week. After this, the number of people dying from Deaths: About(1/4 of London's population. The Great Plague of London was the outbreak of the Bubonic Plague that started in the summer ofLondon.

A plague is a contagious bacterial disease characterized by fever and delirium. A bubo is a swollen inflamed lymph node in the armpit or groin.The great plague of London took place in the period between April and September It was a massive disease outbreak in England that claimed betw –lives, which was approximately 20% of London’s population.