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Burying the victims of the plague in 1665. Engraving by Page after S. Wale.

  • Wale, Samuel, -1786
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The former grounds of the Holywell (Haliwell) Abbey in Shoreditch, London, which were bounded on the north by Old Street and on the east by the site of the later Shoreditch High Street, and which occupied the sites of the later Great Eastern Street, Rivington Street and Curtain Road. The abbey had been demolished in 1539

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The manner of burying the dead at Holy Well Mount near London during the dreadful plague in the reign of Charles II. 1665. By which upwards of one hundred thousand lives were swept away. Wale delin. ; Page sc


Wellcome Library no. 10072i



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