Tudor diseases. By Sarah, Sam and Theo. Introduction. We did Tudor diseases because Theo didn’t know very much Sarah and Sam thought it would be gory We all thought it would be fun with lots of information!. The plague.
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By Sarah, Sam and Theo
We did Tudor diseases because
There were lots of plagues in Tudor times. The black death plague was probably the most deadly plague in Tudor times. (it even has the word death in its name!) Doctors thought that burning leather next to the patient would kill the plague (obviously it didn’t work!) Doctors also thought the plague was caused by bad air.
Bubonic plague was one of the many plagues and was a bacteria called yersinia pestis. This bacteria was on the fleas and the fleas brought it over to England. The fleas bit the rats and when the rats died the fleas went to feed humans.
Ring o’ ring o’ roses the rhyme is about the plague.
Some other diseases were
So there you have it a gruesome bit of history. But not any old history, history about the Tudors!
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