“The Greatness of the  Plague” (Samuel Pepys, 1665) — The Lost City of London

On this day in 1665, Samuel Pepys wrote in his diary: “Up; and, after putting several things in order to my removal, to Woolwich; the plague having a great increase this week, beyond all expectation of almost 2,000, making the general Bill [of Mortality] 7,000, odd 100; and the plague above 6,000. Thus this […]

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