The Inside History Magazine Podcast

Eyam: The Plague Village

May 3, 2020

In 1665, the plague came to the village of Eyam in Derbyshire. Plague carrying fleas nestled in cloth which came from London. Delivered to a local tailor, the fleas would soon spread disease throughout the village. The village would make a choice that would help change our understanding of the spread of dangerous diseases. They would go into quarantine in order to halt the spread. This is their story.

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