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Black death pit detail and map

Skeletons uncovered at Thornton Abbey

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'The Great Pit' in Aldgate (Getty)

The skeletons were discovered during an excavation of Bedlam burial ground in July 2015

Black Death, a mid-fourteenth century plague, killed 30 to 50 per cent

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Today, we know of 35 plague pits located in London. Some have been excavated; some we know about because of contemporary sources.

Tipping bodies from a cart into a communal grave in London during the Great Plague

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This 1348 painting shows how plague devastated European cities like Florence

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Tau Cross found at the dig

Gravestone of Mary Godfree

'Eye-watering' scale of Black Death's impact on England revealed | Science | The Guardian

Two gentlemen come across the body of a young woman lying in the street during the

L0004057 The plague of Florence in 1348, as described in Boccaccio's

Body found in Charterhouse St excavations

Don Walker, a human osteologist, with one of the skeletons found by construction workers

Black Death burial pit found at site of medieval abbey in Lincolnshire | Science | The Guardian

Case Study: Plague Grave in Lincolnshire, England

A skeleton unearthed during the Crossrail excavations at Liverpool Street on display at the Museum of

Black Death burial pit found at site of medieval abbey in Lincolnshire | Science | The Guardian

A 14th century woodcut showing victims of the plague. (The National Library of Medicine)

The Great Plague epidemic killed around 100,000 people in London - around 15 per cent of

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A new study indicates bacteria responsible for the plagues of the 14th and 17th centuries may

Death is All Around Us: The Plague Pits of London

Mass burial uncovered at Crossrail Liverpool Street site_204905 ...

Above: A plague doctor wearing his 'beak mask'. This mask would have been filled with lavender or other strong smelling substances which were thought to ...

Hundreds of skeletons have been discovered while digging out a new rail station in London ABOVE: The cemetery for Black Death victims in East Smithfield, ...

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Mass grave of plague victims unearthed on the haunted island of Poveglia, Italy

Mass burial uncovered at Crossrail Liverpool Street site_205233 ...

Skeletons discovered at Charterhouse Square confirmed as black death victims_132108 ...

1658 map of London

View image of Many people believe that plague pits, like the one here, are scattered throughout London

DNA of Black Death plague victims in France shows bacteria lay dormant | Daily Mail Online

Collecting the dead for burial during the Great Plague

Digging Thornton Abbey Plague Pit

Charterhouse Square - site of the plague pit from the Black Death

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Victims of the Great Plague are buried in a mass grave at Holywell Mount, Shoreditch (Getty)

First look at a Great Plague skeleton

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Burying Dead London Plague

Within only five years, the plague killed 30-50 per cent of the European

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View image of A contemporary engraving from the Great Plague of 1665

View image of Construction of the Underground at Westminster

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Archaeologists with the French National Institute for Preventive Archaeological Research (INRAP) plan to test

Battlefield Sites in the UK

Black Death maps reveal how the plague devastated medieval Britain | WIRED UK

Black Death

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London was hit by plague in 1348 (the "Black Death"), in 1518, and 1563. The worst was 1563, which killed almost a quarter of the population of the capital.

Black Death study lets rats off the hook

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Plague Bones: how London's Black Death became a tropical disease (18 June 2013)

Execution Dock

London's Plague Pits Map Shows Where the Black Death Got Buried

Figure 1: The spread of the Black Death in England, 1348-1349

The plague killed nearly half the population of Newcastle in 1636

Killer: The Yersinia pestis bacteria which caused the Black Death is still present today

Bring out your dead: The Black Death decimated the population of Britain in the mid

View image of An 1830 engraving dramatises the 1665 epidemic

New research maps in unique detail the devastation of the Black Death on medieval England

The excavation work was being carried out in order to make way for the new Crossrail

But is it plague? Four spotty clerics being blessed by a bishop, from James

View image of An 1868 illustration of St Pancras station, then the terminus of the Midland Railway

'Individual 57,' one of the 120 corpses that have been located.

View image of Bunhill Fields, an overcrowded cemetery, was later re-landscaped as a public space

View image of Deep-level tunnelling of the London Underground

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Crossrail map

The plague drastically culled the European population during the 14th and 17th centuries. The drawing

The map, compiled by Historic UK, shows how most of the pits are clustered

View image of A 19th-century photograph shows an underground line being built using 'cut and cover'

Figure 2: Age-at-death distributions from the East Smithfield Black Death (

London 'Plague Pits' Map Shows Where Black Death Victims Are Buried Across The Capital | HuffPost UK

Child skeletons found by Sheffield University in Thornton Abbey, Lincolnshire plague pit | Science | News | Express.co.uk

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Black death pit detail and map

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'The Great Pit' in Aldgate (Getty)

Skeletons uncovered at Thornton Abbey

The skeletons were discovered during an excavation of Bedlam burial ground in July 2015

Skeleton

Black Death, a mid-fourteenth century plague, killed 30 to 50 per cent

Suspected 1665 Great Plague pit unearthed at Crossrail Liverpool Street site

Mass burial uncovered at Crossrail Liverpool Street site_205232 ...

Tipping bodies from a cart into a communal grave in London during the Great Plague

Today, we know of 35 plague pits located in London. Some have been excavated; some we know about because of contemporary sources.

Homepage · History ...

L0004057 The plague of Florence in 1348, as described in Boccaccio's

Black Death burial pit found at site of medieval abbey in Lincolnshire | Science | The Guardian

Gravestone of Mary Godfree

Mass burial uncovered at Crossrail Liverpool Street site_205241

'Plague pit' ...

This 1348 painting shows how plague devastated European cities like Florence

Tau Cross found at the dig

Don Walker, a human osteologist, with one of the skeletons found by construction workers

'Eye-watering' scale of Black Death's impact on England revealed | Science | The Guardian

A 14th century woodcut showing victims of the plague. (The National Library of Medicine)

Case Study: Plague Grave in Lincolnshire, England

Black Death burial pit found at site of medieval abbey in Lincolnshire | Science | The Guardian

Two gentlemen come across the body of a young woman lying in the street during the

The Great Plague epidemic killed around 100,000 people in London - around 15 per cent of

Mass burial uncovered at Crossrail Liverpool Street site_204905 ...

A new study indicates bacteria responsible for the plagues of the 14th and 17th centuries may

black-death.jpg

Body found in Charterhouse St excavations

2013031808302403_17_2013_black-death.jpg

Mass grave of plague victims unearthed on the haunted island of Poveglia, Italy

A skeleton unearthed during the Crossrail excavations at Liverpool Street on display at the Museum of

Collecting the dead for burial during the Great Plague

View image of Many people believe that plague pits, like the one here, are scattered throughout London

DNA of Black Death plague victims in France shows bacteria lay dormant | Daily Mail Online

First look at a Great Plague skeleton

Death is All Around Us: The Plague Pits of London

Charterhouse Square - site of the plague pit from the Black Death

Digging Thornton Abbey Plague Pit

An older woman was buried in a hurry in the mid-1800s at Badia Pozzeveri

Victims of the Great Plague are buried in a mass grave at Holywell Mount, Shoreditch (Getty)

plague pit

Burying Dead London Plague

Above: A plague doctor wearing his 'beak mask'. This mask would have been filled with lavender or other strong smelling substances which were thought to ...

Hundreds of skeletons have been discovered while digging out a new rail station in London ABOVE: The cemetery for Black Death victims in East Smithfield, ...

Within only five years, the plague killed 30-50 per cent of the European

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Mass burial uncovered at Crossrail Liverpool Street site_205233 ...

Skeletons discovered at Charterhouse Square confirmed as black death victims_132108 ...

1658 map of London

View image of A contemporary engraving from the Great Plague of 1665

Black Death maps reveal how the plague devastated medieval Britain | WIRED UK

Archaeologists with the French National Institute for Preventive Archaeological Research (INRAP) plan to test

View image of Construction of the Underground at Westminster

by brizzle born and bred Lewis's store built on plague pit ? | by brizzle born and bred

The Plague (Black Death) How natural products were used in the Medieval Times to protect against the disease. | HubPages

Black Death study lets rats off the hook

Bedlam burial ground Liverpool St

Black Death

London was hit by plague in 1348 (the "Black Death"), in 1518, and 1563. The worst was 1563, which killed almost a quarter of the population of the capital.

IMG_1533

black-death1.jpg

death4.jpg

Plague Bones: how London's Black Death became a tropical disease (18 June 2013)

Killer: The Yersinia pestis bacteria which caused the Black Death is still present today

Figure 1: The spread of the Black Death in England, 1348-1349

Charterhouse Square Site of London's largest plague pit used at various times during the Black Death

Bring out your dead: The Black Death decimated the population of Britain in the mid

View image of An 1830 engraving dramatises the 1665 epidemic

Battlefield Sites in the UK

The excavation work was being carried out in order to make way for the new Crossrail

View image of An 1868 illustration of St Pancras station, then the terminus of the Midland Railway

The remains were discovered during excavations of Charterhouse Square in Farringdon, London, an area

View image of Bunhill Fields, an overcrowded cemetery, was later re-landscaped as a public space

View image of Deep-level tunnelling of the London Underground

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New research maps in unique detail the devastation of the Black Death on medieval England

Photo ...

Execution Dock

The plague drastically culled the European population during the 14th and 17th centuries. The drawing

The plague killed nearly half the population of Newcastle in 1636

View image of A 19th-century photograph shows an underground line being built using 'cut and cover'

A map of the progress of the bubonic plague in Europe during the 14th Century AD, by Sean Twiddy

Lancet Inf Diseases on Twitter: "J Krause cites @TheLancetInfDis paper on plague of

Figure 2: Age-at-death distributions from the East Smithfield Black Death (

Child skeletons found by Sheffield University in Thornton Abbey, Lincolnshire plague pit | Science | News | Express.co.uk

The map, compiled by Historic UK, shows how most of the pits are clustered

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Figure 3: Hazard of adult mortality for the 1361-2 plague burials in St