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  • The town suffered not only from war but from pestilence, 2700 of its inhabitants perishing in 1710-1711.
  • It is estimated in various parts of Europe at two-thirds or three-fourths of the population in the first pestilence, in England even higher; but some countries were much less severely affected.
  • Pestilence broke out in his army, which was so wasted as to be incapable of further operations in Italy.
  • For this period see Index to Remembrancia in Archives of City of London 1579-1664 (London, 2878); Richardson, Plague and Pestilence in North of England (Newcastle, 1852).
  • At the end of the 16th century there was a pestilence following a prolonged famine, and in the 17th century two violent epidemics are recorded under the names ta'un and waba.
 

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