Explain one way in which ideas about the cause of disease were different in the 14th and 17th centuries. [4 marks]

One way that the ideas were different was that the belief in humanism became greater. Most people started to realise that God did not cause diseases, this came from a greater understanding of anatomy.

For example in the 1300s the Church controlled  which books were copied, most of these would have been religious. However, in 1460 the printing press was created, meaning he Vhurch had less control over which book were being printed. This meant that people got more accurate information from…


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