The Black Death

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Did people really think sitting in a sewer would cure them of the Black Death?
Yes they did, they believed that the bad smell would drive away the badness of the Black Death.
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If they cut open the Buboes and let out the poison would that cure them or was it just a myth?
Yes it did work, the poison in the buboes was mostly at blame for the Black Death. However they did not know this at the time.
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What did they believe they could do to their heads to cure themselves of the disease?
They believed that if they cut or drilled a hole in their heads they would be cured!
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Name 3 Symptoms of the Black Death!
You could have... Dizzyness. Buboes. Vomiting. Smelliness. Blotches. Spasms. Headaches.
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How many people in the U.K died of the Black Death?
Almost 50%!
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Where was a plague pit recently found?
Lidl's carpark!
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Yes it did work, the poison in the buboes was mostly at blame for the Black Death. However they did not know this at the time.

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If they cut open the Buboes and let out the poison would that cure them or was it just a myth?

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They believed that if they cut or drilled a hole in their heads they would be cured!

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Card 4

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You could have... Dizzyness. Buboes. Vomiting. Smelliness. Blotches. Spasms. Headaches.

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Almost 50%!

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