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Treatment of Plague in 17thC ^The Great Plague increased the popularity of apothecaries because most of them stayed in London and treated plague victims, whereas most of the physicians followed their wealthy patients out of the ity _ A W Sloan: English Medicine in the 17th Century. Other books on the plague have tended to concentrate on the epidemiological and political aspects of pandemics. "The Great Plague: The Story of London's Most Deadly Year" is a very welcome addition to the literature because of its careful and sympathetic treatment of the human side of by: The Mootes have written an extraordinary and insightful account of life in London during , when nearly , people died of the plague. They detail the havoc unleashed upon the city and the efforts of the large number of people who stayed behind rather than fleeing. During the Great Plague of London (), the disease called the bubonic plague killed about , people in London, England. In seven months, almost one quarter of London's population (one out of every four Londoners) died from the plague. At its worst, in September of , the plague killed 7, people in one week. After this, the number of people dying from the plague began to slow Deaths: About , (1/4 of London's population.
Buy The Great Plague: The Story of London's Most Deadly Year 1st Edition by Moote, A. Lloyd, Moote, Dorothy C. (ISBN: ) from Amazon's Book Store. Everyday low /5(6). Slack, Impact of Plague, Slack, Impact of Plague, T.D. Whittet, The Apothecaries in the Great Plague of London , Sydenham Lecture to the Society of Apothecaries, London: Society of Apothecaries, , Lionel Gatford, [Logos alexipharmikos or] Hyperphysicall directions in the time of plague, Oxford: Printed by H. Hall, , Bell, W.G., The great plague in London in () Champion, J.A.I., London’s dreaded visitation: the social geography of the Great Plague in (Historical Geography Research Ser ). Cohn, Sam, The Black Death transformed. Disease and culture in early Renaissance Europe (; pb ). I will work on the points you raise but would point out that the Great Plague of London was essentially localised to London and was one of a series of outbreaks of plague over a period of years. Other parts of the UK were relatively unaffected in and the court moved to Oxford where they continued their jolifications.
Introduction. The Great Plague, lasting from to , was the last major epidemic of the bubonic plague to occur in England. It happened within the centuries-long Second Pandemic, a period of intermittent bubonic plague epidemics which originated in China in , the first year of the Black Death, an outbreak which included other forms such as pneumonic plague, and lasted until Download PDF: Sorry, we are unable to provide the full text but you may find it at the following location(s): g (external link)Author: G E Paget. The Apothecaries in the Great Plague of London - SAGE Journals London: Buitterworths The recently issued London: Oxford University Press This book is described as Great Plague of London Sydenham Nathaniel Hodges () achieved some fame in his lifetime as one of the few physicians who stayed in London during the outbreak of plague in He did so at the behest of the Royal College of Physicians, which knew that the flight of their members during previous outbreaks had wrought immense damage to their collective reputation.