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Bills of Mortality - Plague, Disease and Casualties (1665)


Mortality rates and the causes of death in London during the week of the 25th of April to the 2nd of May, 1665.

Bubonic plague caused by Yersinia pestis was a major cause of death in 1665.

From: London's dreadful visitation, or a collection of all the Bills of Mortality.

Published: London 1665

Collection: Rare Books

Credit: Wellcome Library, London

Copyrighted work available under Creative Commons by-nc 2.0 UK: England & Wales

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