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The history of the great plague in London in the year 1665

Daniel Defoe

The history of the great plague in London in the year 1665

containing observations and memorials of the most remarkable occurrences, both public and private, during that dreadful period.

by Daniel Defoe

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Published by Scott and Webster in London .
Written in English

    Places:
  • England,
  • London
    • Subjects:
    • Plague -- England -- London -- Early works to 1800

    • Edition Notes

      StatementBy a citizen, who lived the whole time in London. With an introduction by the Rev. H. Stebbing.
      GenreEarly works to 1800.
      ContributionsStebbing, Henry, 1799-1883.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsRC178.G7 L7 1832
      The Physical Object
      Pagination3 p. l., [v]-xxxii, [25]-304 p.
      Number of Pages304
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL6329351M
      LC Control Number35030236
      OCLC/WorldCa19051895

      The History of the Plague in London is a historical novel offering an account of the dismal events caused by the Great Plague, which mercilessly struck the city of London in First published in , the novel illustrates the social disorder triggered by the outbreak, while focusing on human suffering and the mere devastation occupying 4/5(5). A time of horror has come to London. In one terrible summer, more than 15% of its population will perish. As the bubonic plague ravages London's streets, mercilessly plucking up victims and filling the plague pits with corpses, year-old Alice Paynton records the outbreak in her diary/5(48).

        The history of the great plague in London in the year by Daniel Defoe, , Printed for, and sold by F. and J. Noble, at their circulatinf libraries, in King's-Street Covent-Garden, and in St. Martin's-Court near Leicester-Square edition, in EnglishPages: Plague has been the most feared disease across Europe since the Black Death in the s. Dreaded because of the scale of the mortality and its sheer foulness, its periodic outbreaks had a devastating impact. London's last and most destructive attack came in , when, according to Bishop Gilbert Burnet, 'a most terrible plague broke out, that depopulated the city of London, /5(2).

      Make the events of and come to life for children (and for you!) with teacher Ashley Booth's pick of the best children's fiction about the Great Plague and the Great Fire of London. From KS1 early readers to chapter books, there's a historical fiction option for all ages. frightened of the plague because its victims died so quickly and very few recovered. The worst bout of plague was in , when 24% (nearly a quarter) of London’s population died. Plague bell, s Other London plague outbreaks The Black Death, – In the first regulations to stop plague were introduced in London.


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The history of the great plague in London in the year 1665 by Daniel Defoe Download PDF EPUB FB2

In the spring and summer of an outbreak of Bubonic Plague spread from parish to parish until thousands had died and the huge pits dug to receive the bodies were full.

In the Great Fire of London destroyed much of the centre of London, but also helped to kill off some of the black rats and fleas that carried the plague bacillus.

A Journal of the Plague Year is an account, a "journal", of one man's experiences in the yearin which the Great Plague struck the city of London. The book is told mostly in the order things happened, as far as I can tell anyway, though there are no chapters, it's just all one big story, which A Journal of the Plague Year is a novel by /5.

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 Cited by: The History of the Great Plague in London, in the Year Containing, Observations and Memorials of the Most Remarkable Occurrences, Both Public During That Dreadful Period (Classic Reprint) [Daniel Defoe] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers.

Excerpt from The History of the Great Plague in London, in the Year Containing, Observations. You all may have heard of a little something called the plague.

It’s a scary disease that plagued most of Europe throughout the 14th, 15th, 16th and 17th centuries. See what I did there. All jokes aside, inthe plague returned to London for what would turn out to be the last time. This was the worst outbreak since the Black Death inand it killed up to.

In England there were successive “Great Plagues,” the most famous being the last one, in (Figure) In this excellent book, husband and wife Lloyd and Dorothy Moote, a historian and a biologist, respectively, have brilliantly captured the human, medical, and political dimensions of the Great Plague in London and the surrounding areas.

The Great Plague was an epidemic that spread in England between and It led to the deaths of betw andpeople, which was more than a fifth of the entire population of London at the time. Historically, it was believed that the disease was an infection of bubonic plague caused by the spread of a bacillus called Yersinia.

Unsubscribe from Simple History. Sign in to add this video to a playlist. Sign in to report inappropriate content. Sign in to make your opinion count. Sign. Defoe's History of the Great Plague in London in A review with colourful excerpts from the text. A rare original article from the Retrospective Review,   The history of the great plague in London in the yearcontaining observations and memorials of the most remarkable occurrences, both Pages:   The great plague: the story of London's most deadly year User Review - Not Available - Book Verdict.

Sickness had always spread in the most poverty-stricken areas of London, but in when the plague first struck a member of a more "substantial household"-it became clear that no particular class of Read full review4/5(1).

David Fathers London's Seen Much Worse Than Coronavirus: Remembering The Great Plague Of "Bring Out Your Dead" A street during the Great Plague in London,with a death cart and mourners. Get this from a library. The history of the great plague in London: in the year containing, observations and memorials of the most remarkable occurrences, both public and private, that happened during that dreadful period.

[Daniel Defoe; Marseille. Conseil.]. In The Great Plague, historian A. Lloyd Moote and microbiologist Dorothy C. Moote provide an engrossing and deeply informed account of this cataclysmic plague year. At once sweeping and intimate, their narrative takes readers from the palaces of the city’s wealthiest citizens to the slums that housed the vast majority of London’s.

"This is now the best book available on London's plague epidemic." -- Sixteenth Century Journal "The Mootes' enthusiasm at their archival discoveries flavours their lively account of the Plague Year." -- London Review of Books "The Great Plague is a great read/5(6).

Plague Year, account of the Great Plague of London in –65, written by Daniel Defoe and published in Narrated by “H.F.,” an inhabitant of London who purportedly was an eyewitness to the devastation that followed the outbreak of bubonic plague, the book was a historical and fictional reconstruction by.

A Journal of the Plague Year is Daniel Defoe’s novel of the Great Plague of London inpublished fifty-seven years after the event in Defoe intended the book as a warning. At the time of publication there was alarm that plague in.

A Journal of the Plague Year, he called his latest book. The title page promises “Observations of the most remarkable occurrences” during the Great Plague of.

The History of the Great Plague in London in the YearContaining Observations and Memorials of the Most Remarkable Occurrences, Both Public and Private, During That Dreadful Period. pages, with a reading time of ~ hours (89, words), and first published in /5(3).

John Thomas Smith, Vagabondiana: or, Anecdotes of Mendicant Wanderers through the Streets of London, (London, ) John Duncombe, The Dens of London Exposed, (London, ) ‘Patent Anti-Garotte Collar’ from: Punch, (London, 27 September ) Daniel Defoe, The History of the Great Plague in London in the Year (London, ).

Get this from a library! Loimographia: an account of the great plague of London in the year [William Boghurst; Joseph Frank Payne].

In "The Great Plague", historian A. Lloyd Moote and microbiologist Dorothy C. Moote provide an engrossing and deeply informed account of London's cataclysmic plague year of At once sweeping and intimate, their narrative takes readers from the palaces of the city's wealthiest citizens to the slums that housed the vast majority of London /5(5).But two things make the plague particularly notable.

One was the sheer scale, with aroundpeople dying in London (up to one-third of the total population). Second was the association with the Great Fire, which was wrongly assumed to have cleansed the city of the terrible disease.