Plague doctor...the "beak" would contain herbs that would help to protect the Doctor from contracting the disease. It was basically useless...of course they didn't realize how disease was spread and the different methods of cross contamination, etc...
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How the Black Death Worked
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Black Death may have been lurking for centuries
The plague drastically culled the European population during the 14th and 17th centuries. The drawing above shows plague victims being taken away on a cart in London, which became a common site in the 14th century
Mapa de la evolución de la peste bubónica en Europa durante el siglo XV.,
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Funeral procession...it was a dark and dreary day...rain poured down from clouds of grey...
Bubonic Plague Black Death June 25-1348...The Black Death Plague was responsible for many deaths!!!!
The Middle Ages - The Black Death
The Middle Ages - The Black Death An epidemic thought to be bubonic plague that swept across Asia, Africa, and Europe in the 1300s, decimating approximately 1/4th of the known world's population.
"Ring Around the Rosie" -- child's chant believed to be early rhyme about the "Black Death" (pocket full of posie referred to herbs or bouquets carried to deter spread of plague; a tishoo referred to sneeze -- a plague symptom; and we all fall down -- obviously a reference to death)