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London and the Great Plague, 1665: Plague Pits

Records state that plague deaths in London and the suburbs crept up over the summer from 2,000 people per week to over 7,000 per week in September. These figures are likely to be a considerable underestimate. Many of the sextons … Continue reading

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Opinion Poll: a surprise result

In a public opinion survey, 1214 people in Liverpool were asked, “Which city is Britain’s second city?” 100% replied, “London” (Chris)

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