Post-classical history

The Black Death: A Personal History

The Black Death: A Personal History

Dramatic scenes portray how contemporaries must have felt and thought about these momentous events: what they knew and didn't know about the horrors of the disease, what they believed about death and God's vengeance, and how they tried to make sense of it all despite frantic rumors, frightening tales, and fearful sermons.

Introduction: Walsham in the Middle Ages

Chapter 1. Master John

Chapter 2. Late Summer, 1345

Chapter 3. Autumn 1345 to Winter 1347

Chapter 4. Christmas and New Year, 1347-1348

Chapter 5. Spring and Early Summer, 1348

Chapter 6. Midsummer and Autumn, 1348

Chapter 7. Autumn and Winter, 1348

Chapter 8. New Year, 1349

Chapter 9. Lent and Easter, 1349

Chapter 10. Mid-April to Early May, 1349

Chapter 11. Mid-May, 1349

Chapter 12. Late May to Early June, 1349

Chapter 13. June 10-20, 1349

Chapter 14. Summer, 1349

Chapter 15. Summer and Autumn, 1349

Chapter 16. September to December, 1349

Chapter 17. 1350

EPILOGUE

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