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The Great PlagueA People's History$
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Evelyn Lord

Print publication date: 2014

Print ISBN-13: 9780300173819

Published to Yale Scholarship Online: September 2014

DOI: 10.12987/yale/9780300173819.001.0001

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Falling Leaves and Sable Skies

Falling Leaves and Sable Skies

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(p.67) Chapter 6 Falling Leaves and Sable Skies
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The Great Plague
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Evelyn Lord

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Yale University Press
DOI:10.12987/yale/9780300173819.003.0006

Autumn in Cambridge was usually an exciting and busy time with a series of processions, meetings, and feasts. In 1665, there were no processions or civic feasting, and the university was closed because of the plague. People in Cambridge went about their daily lives with hopes that when the summer heat died down, the plague would abate. The plague, however, quietly spread like wildfire.

Keywords:   autumn, Cambridge, processions, civic feastings, plague, summer

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