TASK: Using the resources below but not the videos (you should have notes on these) write up a report on the Black Death, including:
- Where did it come from?
- How did it spread (detail the time period and countries effected; if typing this, include a map)?
- What statistics are available to illustrate the impact of the Black Death (a) across Europe and (b) in England?
- Scotland wasn't effected at first - how did the plague spread over Hadrian's Wall?
- What were its symptoms?
- What were some of the cures people of the time believed in? Comment if you can on what this tells you about medieval society.
- What impact did the Black Death have on England? Specifically, why did some poor people actually benefit?
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ORIGINS, IMPACT AND SPREAD
THE 5 STAGES AND SYMPTOMS OF THE BLACK DEATH:
History.com, includes short, useful videos
Wiki - look for the animated map, a good way to learn the timeline!
Come Dine With Me
Weather Forecast/My Big Fat Scottish Wedding...
Peasants ask for a rise...