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Bring Out Your Dead: The Great Plague of 1666

Bring Out Your Dead: The Great Plague of 1666

Bring Out Your Dead: The Great Plague of 1666

The Great Plague of 1666 is the most famous disease in British history. Helen Carr went to St Dunstan's Church in Stepney, site of one of the biggest plague pits in London, to talk to Rebecca Rideal about the deadly, dehumanising disease which wiped out a quarter of the capital city.

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