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tale of Eyam: or a story of the plague in Derbyshire

Old Blue.

tale of Eyam: or a story of the plague in Derbyshire

and other poems

by Old Blue.

  • 92 Want to read
  • 11 Currently reading

Published by R. Keene, Simpkin, Marshall in Derby, London .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Statementby an Old Blue.
ContributionsKeene, Richard, 1825-1894, publisher.
The Physical Object
Pagination74 p. :
Number of Pages74
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL21569857M

  This is what the villagers of Eyam, Derbyshire, condemned themselves to in when they took the heroic decision to quarantine their plague-infested village and prevent the contagion from Author: Alfred Hickling. Inspired by the true story of Eyam, a village in the rugged hill country of England, Year of Wonders is a richly detailed evocation of a singular moment in history. Written with stunning emotional intelligence and introducing "an inspiring heroine" (The Wall Street Journal), Brooks blends love and learning, loss and renewal into a Price Range: $ - $

  A stunning novel based on the true story of the Great Plague that came to Eyam, England in , and nearly destroyed the village. The disease arrives in a parcel of dress patterns, and within 14 months, destroys of the village's inhabitants/5.   Britain’s most infamous ‘plague village’ has a harrowing tale of exceptional self-sacrifice to tell. In the graveyard outside the Eyam Parish Church is the chunky, box-like tomb of Catherine Mompesson. For her husband, Catherine’s death in August was the personal cost of a grim but noble sacrifice. These days, the small Derbyshire village [&hellip.

  Our book on the Peak District in England’s Midlands says of Eyam that “it will forever be known as the ‘plague village.’” As the story goes, the plague arrived in Eyam in In the house now known as the Plague Cottage then occupied by a travelling tailor, who inadvertently introduced the.   There’s another childen’s novel about Eyam – A Parcel of Patterns by Jill Paton Walsh – and an adult novel – Year of Wonders by Geraldine Brooks. I read the latter after our book group read March by the same author: it’s the story of the father in Little Women. I loved it but didn’t think the plague book was quite as good.


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Tale of Eyam: or a story of the plague in Derbyshire by Old Blue. Download PDF EPUB FB2

Really liked this book. Coming from Derbyshire, the story of Eyam was well known to me but this taught me more and helped to put it into context with the at dubious of the novel as history but it was well researched and a good tale/5(16). The novel is set in 17th century Derbyshire and is based on real events in the village of Eyam which Brooks found out about when doing a walking tour of the Peak District.

The plague arrived in Eyam inprobably carried in a bale of cloth /5(1K). The Eyam Plague Story. The story begins in September when a contaminated parcel of cloth from London was delivered to the lodgings of travelling tailor George Viccars.

Within three days Viccars was dead and the Bubonic Plague, which was decimating London’s vast population, began to spread through the village. The Eyam Book: The Handbook to Eyam Hall and the Historic Plague Village by Nicola Wright and Nick McCann An Illustrated Account of Eyam Plague, with map showing existing memorials by Clarence Daniel Look at Eyam: The plague village and church The Brave Men Of Eyam; Or, A Tale Of The Great Plague Year.

by Edward N HoareAuthor: Ruth Roberts. It is when an itinerant tailor brings the plague from London to the small Derbyshire village of Eyam by means of a flea-infested bolt of cloth. The tailor, who is the first to succumb to the plague, boards with Anna Frith, young widow and narrator of the by: 5.

A visit to the Eyam Museum is essential in order to get the full background on the tragic story of this village. You can see the book of plague victims which documents each death, as well as the tomb of Catherine, the wife of the Reverend William Mompesson.

The museum also offers other tales of the history of Eyam since prehistoric times. Eyam. Quite the same Wikipedia. Just better. What we do. Every page goes through several hundred of perfecting techniques; in live mode.

Quite the same Wikipedia. Just better. The Tale of Eyam, a story of the plague in Derbyshire, and other poems by an OLD BLUE, London, Because of its subject, the poem was reviewed in The British Medical Journal for Nov.

30,where its poetic diction is taken literally: 'The author speaks of the pestilence and its hellborn brood ; and again of firebolts from heaven's Grid reference: SK Really liked this book. Coming from Derbyshire, the story of Eyam was well known to me but this taught me more and helped to put it into context with the at dubious of the novel as history but it was well researched and a good tale/5(18).

The Plague Cottages in Eyam The Great Plague killed an estimatedpeople, roughly 15 per cent of London’s population at that time. In the capital, it took the tragic Great Fire of to. The Great Plague Eyam The village of Eyam has become popularly known as the Plague Village, a fact that has made it one of the most visited and well know village’s in the Peak District, for it has a fascinating yet tragic story to tell.

41 Roland and Emmott first appear as nameless characters in John Holland's poem and are described in most later accounts. Inthey are even the subject of a lengthy poem in its own right: Holland, Village of Eyam, pp.

11–12; The Tale of Eyam; or, a Story of the Plague in Derbyshire: And Other Poems by an Old Blue, Derby, Cited by: In the twentieth century well known local writer and historian Clarence Daniel wrote many books on Derbyshire including "˜The Story of Eyam Plague', which included a guide to the village.

He was also the founder and curator of the original museum. The true story of the plague village of Eyam, in the Peak District National Park, echoes through history as a lesson in courage and self sacrifice in the face of almost unimaginable tragedy.

There, inthe entire population chose to enter a month quarantine and, through this communal act, probably saved the North of England from the plague. Around years ago, a plague claimed the lives of people in the village of Eyam in Derbyshire. This graph shows the epidemic plot assuming an day infection period.

The Decameron is a whole lot more than a story set during the plague, but the plague is the frame used by this renaissance writer to explore meaning and love. It’s a great classic, if that’s the kind of thing you are looking for. A Journal of the Plague Year by Dufoe.

A Journal of the Plague Year is fiction masked as a journal. A doctor Author: Holly Genovese. A small lead-mining village in the Derbyshire Dales could arguably be seen to have set the template for such an approach during Britain’s Bubonic Plague crisis in the 17th century.

The story. The story is a fictionalized account of the small Derbyshire town of Eyam whose citizens, inmade the selfless decision to quarantine themselves when Bubonic Plague strikes the village, thus stopping infection from spreading to nearby communities.

25 Jun - The Plague was brought to the village in a flee-infested bundle of cloth which was delivered to tailor George Viccars from in the week he was plague raged the village for 14 months,only 83 villagers had been left from a population See more ideas about Derbyshire, Black death and British isles pins.

The story of the Plague village’ of Eyam is well known, chiefly from the account by local man William Wood in his History and Antiquities of Derbyshire councils starting to catch up with bin collections as UK passes Covid peak.

The Eyam Book: The Handbook to Eyam Hall and the Historic Plague Village by Nicola Wright and Nick McCann An Illustrated Account of Eyam Plague, with map showing existing memorials by Clarence Daniel Look at Eyam: The plague village and church The Brave Men Of Eyam; Or, A Tale Of The Great Plague Year.

by Edward N Hoare.Inspired by the true story of Eyam, a 'plague village' in the rugged hill country of England, 'Year of Wonders' is a richly detailed evocation of a singular moment in history, written by the author of 'Nine Parts of Desire: The Hidden World of Islamic Women.' 0 pp.

Seller Inventory # INFPrice Range: $ - $Eyam Plague Village Museum: Address, Phone Number, Eyam Plague Village Museum Reviews: /5. The story of the plague in Eyam, and how the village cut itself off to prevent the spread is well known in Derbyshire, but this museum explains it all.

So well presented, with a video, display boards and lots of information in a really interesting /5().