The Great Plague. This most famous return of the Black Death to London in 1665, and the mistaken measures taken to combat it are described in detail in LONDON's 'London's Fire' chapter.




Did You Know?
The phrase "Mad as a March Hare" was popularized by Lewis Carrol in his classic, Alice in Wonderland, in which the March Hare is a character. The phrase was coined because hares are supposed to behave strangely during the March mating season.

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