The deadliest outbreak (1/6)

Almost seven-hundred years after it arrived in England, it remains by far and away the deadliest pandemic to have ravaged the country. The Bubonic Plague famously wiped out somewhere around 40-60 percent of the total population – an absolutely insane amount if you stop to consider just how many people that would be. It was possible to wander into villages and towns and to see them almost completely empty, as the entire population of them had died to the pandemic. It also made several returns, the second major return of the Black Death causing the deaths of approximately 20 percent of the population. The last known outbreak of the plague was the Great Plague of London, which occurred in the 17th century.

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