Plague

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?
RHUBARB - During the three centuries before the nineteenth, China had become so cut off from Europe that senior mandarins were quite unsure where Britain was. They’d even been told that the western barbarians needed to import herbal rhubarb from China (a medicine), and that they would die if they couldn’t get it.




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