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In 1751, famous artist and brutally honest social critic William Hogarth, captured the darkest moments of London’s Gin epidemic in his etching entitled “Gin Lane”.  The scene captured by Hogarth represents the slum of London’s St Giles district, a neighborhood understandably described by the artists as where, “nothing but idleness, poverty, misery and ruin are…

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Typhus is a sudden severe illness caused by infection with Rickettsia bacteria. Outbreaks of typhus tend to occur in developing countries and areas where there is poverty, homelessness, close human contact and poor sanitation. The Rickettsia bacteria that cause typhus are carried by body lice, ticks, mites and fleas. This page covers the main types: epidemic…

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Rape Romance:  The pastourelle, a genre of medieval French literature, eroticizes the idea of rape across class lines.  In this type of poem, a knight meets a shepherdess and tries to seduce her. In some, she consents; in others, he attempts to rape her but a shepherd defends her; and in thirty-eight of the one…

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At this time gin was already being produced in England having been discovered as “Dutch Courage” by British naval sailors when supporting Holland during the Dutch War of Independence in 1568.   William began by imposing high taxes on the popular imports of other spirits (such as French brandy) while equally offering tax benefits to help…

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The Black Plague: The plague repeatedly returned to haunt Europe and the Mediterranean throughout the 14th to 17th centuries.   According to Biraben, the plague was present somewhere in Europe in every year between 1346 and 1671.  The Second Pandemic was particularly widespread in the following years: 1360–63; 1374; 1400; 1438–39; 1456–57; 1464–66; 1481–85; 1500–03; 1518–31;…

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A company of coystrell Clearkes…outface the greatest and most magnanimous Servitors in their sincere and finigraphicall cleane shirts and cuffs.  A Lowce (that was anie Gentlemans companion) they thought scorne of, their nerebitted beards must in a devill’s name be dewed everye day with Rose-water, Hogges could have nere a haire on their backs for…

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Sweating Sickness Another scourge spread by lice, and perhaps also by ticks, was the sweating sickness that swept through the nation, and particularly the armies, in 1485, 1507,1517,1528, and 1551.  It travelled through northern and eastern Europe, reached London in 1528 (causing Henry VIII to retire hastily to Hampton Court and then to various other…