Wednesday, 20 May 2020
Coronavirus watch: the plagues of Britain - Bristol
As I posted before, covid-19 seems to have led to a resurgence of interest in my 'Disastrous History' books, especially 'The Disastrous History of Britain.' (The History Press).
Here's my story in the Bristol Post about the plagues that have afflicted the Bristol area over the centuries, from the Black Death to Spanish flu, and about what lessons we can learn from them.
The Black Death was the deadliest epidemic in British history, and Bristol is a prime suspect as the place where it first entered the country -