Tag Archives: The Plague

When the Plague came to London

This time of year in Britain at least is known as the Flu season. Our highly changeably though at this time of year predominantly chilly and wet weather combined with some particularly overcrowded cities means that we are perhaps uniquely … Continue reading

Posted in history, London, Ye Olde England Tours | Tagged , , , , , , , , | 5 Comments

Eyam – The Plague Village of Self Sacrifice

Of all the posts I have written in the last year or so, one of the most popular has been on The Black Death or The Plague as it is known. This week it was revealed the archaeological work continues … Continue reading

Posted in history, Travel | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , | 23 Comments

Plague victims discovered in London and The Black Death

In recent days it has become clear that whilst building London’s new cross-rail project, archaeologists have found a mass underground burial.  It is suspected that the remains of these people are the unfortunate victims of The Plague or Black Death … Continue reading

Posted in history, London | Tagged , , , , , | 88 Comments