Thousands of people died because of mice spreading the Bubonic Plague(Black Death). It would have been detrimental to the economy in England and not to mention the fact that it killed 2/3 of Western Economy.
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How many people died in England from the Black Plague?
Approximately 5 million people in England died from the Black Plague. This was almost 70% of the population at the time. ...
When was the last outbreak of the black death in England?
One of the last outbreaks of the plague in England was the Great Plague of London in 1665-66. ...
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When did the black plauge get to England?
The Black Plague got to England after the Hundred Years War, which was btwn France and England. At this time, France was badly affected with the Plague so they gave infected blankets to the English and naturally, they got it too. ...
Did Shakespeare produce the black plague during the period of time when his whereabouts were unknown?
You may actually be on to something. We know he reappeared in 1592, the year that the black plague devastated England, but there is one thing that may prove this wrong. The fact that he may have gone back to England because the plague started. Or he may have bio-engineered the plague and set it on England. But who knows I'm no expert. ...
Is there still black death in England?
The last outbreak of the bubonic plague (Black Death) in England was in 1665. The last widespread worldwide outbreak of bubonic plague lasted from 1855 to 1959. The bubonic plague infects a few people just about every year, but is fairly easily controlled with commonly available modern medicines. ...
Where in England did the black plaque strike?
I think you mixed up the term Black Death and bubonic plague. Its not plaque. Assuming you meant the bubonic plague, it was not restricted to England. The whole of Europe and central Asia were victims to its merciless ravage. It happened in the fourteenth century. ...
Were there other names for the black death?
Answer to "Were there other names for the black death?" Another name for the Black Death is the Black Plague. In the Middle Ages, people called it the "Great Pestilence"' and the "Great Plague." Medieval writers referred to the plague as the "Great Mortality." The term "Black Death" has actually only been used since 1833. Also The names for the 3 different forms of the Black Death were the Bubonic plague, Septicemic plague, and the Pneumonic Plague. Answer to "Were there other names for the black...