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The Black Death

Brian Williams

Pitkin

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Price: £6.00

Publication date: 20 March 2006

Category: History

This colourfully illustrated book recalls the history, the horrors, and the heroism encountered when a mysterious plague struck Britain in 1348-49. With one third of the population wiped out by a disease so swift that neither prayer nor potions could check its progress, this was indeed catastrophe on a nationwide scale which shook the very foundations of feudal society. Look out for more Pitkin Guides on the very best of British history, heritage and travel.

ABOUT THE Author

Brian Williams has wide experience in international publishing as writer, editor and consultant. He is a long-term Pitkin heritage author, with titles including several in the History of Britain series, military and politics.

He has also authored several historical titles with Brenda Williams, such as Saxons & VikingsLife in a Roman Villa and Britain in the Blitz.

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