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Transcript of Black Death!
Century. The Bubonic plague, also known as The Black
Plague began in 1348 then spread from Cyprus
to Florence. 1348 November 1 plague reaches London 1349 Edward III orders streets to be cleaned 1349 February 2, 200 people were being buried every day... 1361 Spring The black death breaks out again 1374 Black Death returns 1377 Population of Britain estimated at 2,000,000 1388 4th outbreak of plague. Earlier re-occurrences had affected mainly children but this time it was mainly adults. The Black Death killed over 1.5 million
people out of 4 million people between 1348 and 1350. The effect of the Black Death 1348 1348 1349 1349 1361 1374 1377 1388 The Black Death was caused by fleas carried by rats. The fleas bit into their victims literally injecting them with the disease. How it began What was it like for a victim of the plague?
- chills and fever,
- back pain
- bright light was too bright to stand. Symptoms of the Pledge They were hard, painful, burning lumps on his neck, under their arms, inner thighs. Soon they turned black, split open, and began to ooze pus and blood. They may have grown to the size of an orange Stage two It was possible to recover. But more than likely, death would come quickly. After the lumps appeared they would start to bleed internally. Everything that came out of there body smelled revolting. They would suffer great pain before they breathed there last. And they would die barely a week after their first contracted the disease. Last day before death The Black Death is estimated to have killed 30–60 percent of Europe's population. The impact Avoid breathing in germs when with a plague victim. Trying to prevent death Sit next to a blazing fire (as the Pope did right through the hot summer of 1348) Live in a house sheltered from the wind and keep the window closed.
Attack foreigners and people of a different religion. Twenty thousand Jews were burned to death in Strasbourg in 1348 :) The real meaning for the chilldrens song 'Ring Around the Rosie' LE END :) i LOVE MISS AMBLER http://www.bbc.co.uk/history/british/middle_ages/black_01.shtml http://www.historylearningsite.co.uk/black_death_of_1348_to_1350.htm