[EBOOK/PDF] (The Scourging Angel)

  • Paperback
  • 528
  • The Scourging Angel
  • Benedict Gummer
  • English
  • 06 June 2020
  • 9780099548836

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READ & DOWNLOAD The Scourging Angel FREE DOWNLOAD ↠ The Scourging Angel Astrophe Against a backdrop of empty homes half built cathedrals and pestilence saturated cities we see communities gripped by unimaginable fear shock and paranoia By the time it completed its pestilential journey through the British Isles in 1350 the Black Death A scholarly but easy to read account of the plague that affected the whole of Europe in the mid 14th century and the British Isles from 1348 The author admits in his preface that there is about the top of society as the common folk and peasantry have left little in the way of written records However we get some idea from information contained in manorial court records He puts the plague in the context of political ecclesiastical and architectural history which saves the book from being a mere recitation of the numbers of deaths As someone who lived for a while as a tenant of the Rokeby estate I was interested to read of Sir Thomas Rokeby s efforts to deal with the effects of plague in Ireland The author also says in his preface that he will not deal in detail with the epidemiology of the plague but he sums up the latest scientific thinking in an appendix showing that the teaching I was given at school that it was caused by black ratsrat fleas is than likely incorrect for any number of reasons Since the book was written plague pits have been uncovered as part of the construction of London s Crossrail I shall be interested to learn what further light they can shed on this calamitous period of our history

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The Scourging Angel

READ & DOWNLOAD The Scourging Angel FREE DOWNLOAD ↠ The Scourging Angel Nothing experienced in human history before or since eclipses the terror tragedy and scale of the Black Death the disease which killed millions of people in Medieval Europe The Scourging Angel tells the story of Britain immediately before during and after this cat Interesting read following the progress of the great death as it raged through England Scotland Wales and Ireland No ground breaking new research by the author but it has pulled together from other sources and books the most recent and interesting information currently available It is written in an articulate accessible and literate way which is a pleasure to read

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READ & DOWNLOAD The Scourging Angel FREE DOWNLOAD ↠ The Scourging Angel Had left half the population dead Despite the startling toll of life physical devastation and sheer human chaos it inflicted Britain showed an impressive resilience Amid disaster many found opportunity and the story of the Black Death is ultimately one of survival Exceptionally well done look at the effect the Great Death had on the Isles by looking at how it was before and assessing the effects it had on society during and after it s course Takes into account the way society fuedal rule economic factors etc was trending before and how it may have been without the plague but I feel it underplayed the way climate and weather may have been involved Recommended despite that caveat