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When did it reach England?
Where did it come from?
What did the people of the time believe it
was caused by?
What really caused it?
Cooking up cures
Ring a ring a roses
What effect did it have on England?
The Black Death was an epidemic disease in the form of Bubonic plague
(caused by infected rat fleas) and Pneumonic Plague (an infection of the
lungs). In this project the Plague involved was Bubonic.…read more

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The plague originated in the Far East. It spread up through Asia,
Europe and the British Isles.…read more

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None of these works! Don't try these they could hurt you.
Sewer cure
Plague victim
1. First get a plague victim and sit him in a drain.
2. Leave him there and let him the smell of the drain will drive out the plague.
Kill dogs
Back alley
1. Get some dogs and kill them. (This was cruel and should have stopped)
Chicken's bottom
A lot of chickens
1. Shave a chicken's bottom
2.…read more

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This children's rhyme dates from the time of the Black Death. It speaks of
the marks on a plague victim's skin, the flowers carried to prevent getting the
disease and the usual ending ­ death.
What effect did the plague have on England?
Obviously, lots of people died. Most families lost at least one member ­
some lost all. At the end of 1350, the height of the plague, nearly two and a
half million people had died in England.…read more

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