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Topic: The Great Plague of London in numbers | Explore Royal Museums Greenwich

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Indigo may have thought he was just a man in an unpainted Venetian nose mask this Halloween.  But in fact, he was following in the footsteps of Medieval Europe’s finest Plague Doctors. Behold…

Indigo may have thought he was just a man in an unpainted Venetian nose mask this Halloween. But in fact, he was following in the footsteps of Medieval Europe’s finest Plague Doctors. Behold…

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Bubonic plague infection causes tiny blood vessels in the hands and fingers to clog up and cut off circulation. Without blood, the flesh dies and turns black (called "gangrene"). This is why in the Middle Ages bubonic plague was called "the Black Death." In the 14th century it killed an estimated 25 million people, or 30–60% of the European population.

Bubonic plague infection causes tiny blood vessels in the hands and fingers to clog up and cut off circulation. Without blood, the flesh dies and turns black (called "gangrene"). This is why in the Middle Ages bubonic plague was called "the Black Death." In the 14th century it killed an estimated 25 million people, or 30–60% of the European population.

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‘Ring Around a Rosie’ A Brief History of the Bubonic Plague #history #medicine #health

‘Ring Around a Rosie’ A Brief History of the Bubonic Plague #history #medicine #health

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“Bring Out Your Dead!” – A Brief History of The Bubonic Plague and London | Londontopia

“Bring Out Your Dead!” – A Brief History of The Bubonic Plague and London | Londontopia

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Black Death killed 40% of the population. Disease was transferred from fleas on rats on the Silk Road.

Black Death killed 40% of the population. Disease was transferred from fleas on rats on the Silk Road.

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Amber encases a flea infected 20 million years ago with bubonic plague-type bacteria

Amber encases a flea infected 20 million years ago with bubonic plague-type bacteria

51 Historical Facts That Are Totally Messed Up |   8. After Pope Gregory IX associated cats with devil worship, cats throughout Europe were exterminated in droves.  9. This sudden lack of cats lead to the spread of disease because infected rats ran free. The most devastating of these diseases, The Bubonic Plague, killed 100 million people.

51 Historical Facts That Are Totally Messed Up | 8. After Pope Gregory IX associated cats with devil worship, cats throughout Europe were exterminated in droves. 9. This sudden lack of cats lead to the spread of disease because infected rats ran free. The most devastating of these diseases, The Bubonic Plague, killed 100 million people.

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Nowadays going to university comes with a health warning on your bank account, except of course if you’re a rich kid like Davie. Study hard, save your money, and after several years of hard work you too can be homeless but still owe as much as having a mortgage and if you’re really lucky a job making coffee in a branch of Starbucks – a company which managed to avoid paying any corporation tax at all between 2009 and 2013

Nowadays going to university comes with a health warning on your bank account, except of course if you’re a rich kid like Davie. Study hard, save your money, and after several years of hard work you too can be homeless but still owe as much as having a mortgage and if you’re really lucky a job making coffee in a branch of Starbucks – a company which managed to avoid paying any corporation tax at all between 2009 and 2013

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10% of Europeans are immune to HIV - WTF fun fact | Follow @gwylio0148 or visit http://gwyl.io/ for more diy/kids/pets videos

10% of Europeans are immune to HIV - WTF fun fact | Follow @gwylio0148 or visit http://gwyl.io/ for more diy/kids/pets videos

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