The great plague user review - kirkus a well-documented and well-illustrated account of the bubonic-plague epidemic that struck england in 1665—66, killing some 20 percent of london's inhabitants. This timeline is a chronology of the outbreak of plague known as the great plague that affected london in 1665 see also: the great fire of london 1666. This presentation is based on gcse history of medicine book it contains the information from the book with addition of many pictures to enhance the understanding of the topic this one has a link to 50 min youtube video about the great plague in london.
This website and its content is subject to our terms and conditions tes global ltd is registered in england (company no 02017289) with its registered office at 26 red lion square london wc1r 4hq. Plague deaths rose rapidly in the spring of 1665 by june a quarter of deaths recorded in london were attributed to the plague, by august this figure had risen to 75% by early 1666 the number of people dying from the plague was receding and the epidemic was all but over by the summer of 1666. School history is a growing library of premium quality history worksheets, teaching resources and online history courses for use in the classroom safe & secure we pride ourselves on being a safe website for both teachers and students.
Defoe's history of the great plague in london a journal of the plague year (1895) [reprint] by defoe, daniel, 1661-1731,hurlbut, byron satterlee, 1865-1929 and a great selection of similar used, new and collectible books available now at abebookscom. The history of the great plague in london in the year 1665, containing observations and memorials of the most remarkable occurrences, both public and private, during that dreadful period 357 pages, with a reading time of ~55 hours (89,265 words) , and first published in 1894. The great london plague this series has six easy 5 minute installments the plague of 1665 is said, however, to have been brought in merchandise directly from holland, where it had been smoldering for several years this selection is from history of the plague in london by daniel defoe for works benefiting from the latest research see.
But the equivalent calamities did strike england in 1665-66: the great plague, the fire of london and an unsuccessful war against the dutch republic, one of the most powerful maritime states in. London's dreadful visitation: the great plague, 1665 the great plague was a devastating event in the city of london, wiping out almost 100,000 people whether young or old, man or woman, saint or sinner, it killed mercilessly and changed london forever. The great plague of 1665 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 than 100,000 people - perhaps a quarter of the entire population. The great plague of 1665 was the last major outbreak of the plague in england some other previous outbreaks of the plague in england were the 1603 plague, which killed 30,000 londoners  the 1625 plague, when some 35,000 died, and the 1636 plague, when some 10,000 died [2.
The city of london is the central part of london around st paul's cathedralit stretches from fleet street to the tower of london this was the area where the romans lived in 1665, rats brought fleas with bubonic plague into the city and it spread to people. Media caption first look at a great plague skeleton dna testing has for the first time confirmed the identity of the bacteria behind london's great plague the plague of 1665-1666 was the last. The plague had been around in england for centuries though never had it hit london so hard than during the reign of the house of stuart, 1665 to be precise the summer of 1665 was an extremely hot. While kept diaries have provided terrifying testaments to the horrors of that summer, other stories have been hidden in the archives of london churches for centuries.
The diary of 13 year old alice paynton, a young girl in the time of charles ii her diary covers the months from june 1665 to the great fire of 1666, while the bubonic plague ravages london. The great plague of 1665/1666 was the last major outbreak of bubonic plague in great britain the last recorded death from plague came in 1679, and it was removed as a specific category in the bills of mortality after 1703. Based on sound historical research, this is a vibrant retelling of the social, economic, and political context of the great plague of london lloyd and dorothy moote's approach is refreshing and riveting.