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The Tudors Lesson Objectives Find out what was the Great Plague. Find out what caused the Great Plague. Find out how it affected life in Britain.

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3 The Tudors Lesson Objectives Find out what was the Great Plague. Find out what caused the Great Plague. Find out how it affected life in Britain.

4 What do I know about the Great Plague ?

5 What was the Great Plague ? The plague was a ghastly disease. It began in May 1665, where 45 people died. By 1736, people had died 15 % of the population was wiped out. It took 4 – 6 days.

6 Symptoms High temperature HeadacheSickness Muscular pain Black lumps appear where the flea bit the lumps The lumps spread to the legs Spots, like bruises, appear all over the body

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8 It was spread by infected fleas on rats. How ?

9 Who do you think this is ?

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