Questions tagged [black-death]

Questions regarding the history of the Great Plague (a.k.a. the Black Death), a devastating pandemic which claimed the lives of 75 to 200 million people in Eurasia from 1347 to 1351 AD.

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Were there any travel restrictions during the Black Death pandemic?

From the Wikipedia article Black Death: The Black Death, also known as the Pestilence, Great Bubonic Plague, the Great Plague or the Plague, or less commonly the Great Mortality or the Black Plague,...
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How were the cities of Milan and Bruges spared by the Black Death?

On this map* we can see that some cities and areas seem to be spared. How did cities like Milan and Bruges manage to protect themselves from the Black Death ? I'm also interested in how Milan, a city ...
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What was the reason for inflation in Britain after the Black Death?

According to the Wikipedia article Ordinance of Labourers 1349 During this outbreak [of Black Death], an estimated 30-40% of the population died. The decline in population left surviving workers in ...