What is the black death?
The black death is a disease that
killed a lot of people it was a horrific
thing to have.
The great epidemic of bubonic plague that killed a large
part of the population of Europe in the mid 14th century
What caused the black death ?
They though it was the smells so the
doctors would wear a mask with
herbs and spices in them when they
went to the patent and they would
throw herbs and spices in the air, to
try and clear the air so that no-one
else would catch it when they went
in the room where the person lay.
They thought that this helped the
people to get better and the people
around them to be safe not catch
The modern theory:
we now know ,due to the
equipment/technology , that we
have that it was down to rats which
came over from china by boat
when they were importing things in
to our country the rats carried fleas
which carried the black death in
their blood so when the flea bit
you to get your blood the flea
would replace it with the black
death unknowingly and then the
human would be infected.
Cures ?Medieval people did not know about germs so they blamed it on smells
and they did not know that the rats were casing it because rats are
everyday thing for them they had the everyday, so they did not blame it
on everyday things!
People sometimes survived the plague because after the stages of the
plague the bubonic would bust and a horrific smell would come out but it
got rid of the plague out of their body and they survived but they were still
very ill and week. So wouldn't it make since to but it earlier well it does
sound like a good idea but the thing is if you bussed it to early then the
plague had not fully formed and then you would have the plague still in
your body and you would become more ill because then your body would
be open to the plague and you would die within a few hours/days but you
would last no longer that a week, because you would bleed you would
become more ill!
The black death was a
horrific thing to have !!!!!!!!