Searching for plague, in diary entries, ordered by relevancy.

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Thursday 14 September 1665

… he 'Change, and the plague being all thereabouts. Here my news was … eople that have the plague upon them. I to Sir Robert Viner's, whe … dead corpses of the plague, carried to be buried close to me at no … s then dying of the plague when I was last there, a little while a … think it was of the plague. To hear that poor Payne, my waiter, ha … ere, is dead of the plague; and that one of my own watermen, that … is now dead of the plague. To hear that Captain Lambert and Cuttl … re's parish, of the plague this week, do put me into great apprehe …

Sunday 31 December 1665

… ecause of the great plague, and I put to great charges by it, by k … r that. But now the plague is abated almost to nothing, and I inte … as I have done this plague time, by my Lord Bruncker's and Captain … zen Sarah's, of the plague. But many of such as I know very well, … ay God continue the plague's decrease! for that keeps the Court aw …

Thursday 31 August 1665

… l, to Woolwich; the plague having a great encrease this week, beyo … 0, odd 100; and the plague above 6,000. I down by appointment to G … he greatness of the plague every where through the kingdom almost. … f them 6,102 of the plague. But it is feared that the true number … only in fear of the plague, and as much of an ague by being forced …

Sunday 3 September 1665

… t wear, because the plague was in Westminster when I bought it; an … e fashion after the plague is done, as to periwiggs, for nobody wi … people dead of the plague. Before church time comes Mr. Hill (Mr. … the keeping of the plague from growing; but Lord! to consider the … his children of the plague, and himself and wife now being shut up …

Tuesday 31 October 1665

… ack was dead of the plague, which I had heard of before, but took … did not die of the plague, but he had I know been ill a good whil … some fears that the plague would have increased again this week, I … and of them of the plague, 1,031. Want of money in the Navy puts …

Thursday 3 August 1665

… to enquire how the plague is in the City this week by the Bill; w … rd was 2,020 of the plague, and 3,000 and odd of all diseases; but … falling sick of the plague, she was removed to an out-house, and a … ed away sick of the plague; which put the young gentleman into a f …

Tuesday 20 November 1666

… he cessation of the plague; but, Lord! how the towne do say that i … hastened before the plague is quite over, there dying some people … not suffer till the plague was over; and one would thinke so, by t … ed in London of the plague during the week November 20th to 27th; …

Thursday 20 July 1665

… e dying 1089 of the plague this week. My Lady Carteret did this da … give me a bottle of plague-water home with me. So home to write le … ord! to see how the plague spreads. It being now all over King's S …

Wednesday 22 November 1665

… is not dead of the plague, as we believed, at which I was very gl … l, to hear that the plague is come very low; that is, the whole under 1,000, and the plague 600 and odd: and great hopes of a furth …

Saturday 22 July 1665

… s newly dead of the plague, might be buried in the church-yard; fo … hat, instead of the plague, his servant was by him killed, it was … thigh, which is the plague. To my office, where late writing lette …

Monday 31 July 1665

… rning there, of the plague; he having laid out abundance of money … ulty because of the plague, which grows mightily upon us, the last … 1700 or 1800 of the plague. My Lord Sandwich at sea with a fleet o …

Tuesday 16 January 1665/66

… at the newes of the plague's being encreased, and was much the saddest news that the plague hath brought me from the beginning of i … ng now 375, and the plague 158.

Thursday 29 June 1665

… ows very bad of the plague. The Mortality Bill is come to 267;1 wh … ere deaths from the plague. The number of deaths rose week by week … the deaths from the plague 7,165. On September 26th the total had … and deaths from the plague to 5,533 The number fell gradually, wee … and deaths from the plague 1,031. On November 7th there was a rise … and deaths from the plague to 243. On December 19th there was a ri … of which number the plague claimed 68,596 victims. ↩ The Que …

Thursday 7 September 1665

… f them 6,878 of the plague; which is a most dreadfull number, and … on to fear that the plague hath got that hold that it will yet con …

Thursday 1 March 1665/66

… mayde sicke of the plague a day or two ago and sent to the pest h … all, and 42 of the plague, and of them but six in the City: thoug …

Tuesday 15 August 1665

… ath, as we are this plague time. Here I hear that news is brought … a dead corps of the plague, in the narrow ally just bringing down …

Sunday 4 February 1665/66

… at church since the plague, and now only because of Mr. Mills his … irst time since the plague, and tells her my aunt James is lately …

Thursday 4 April 1667

… n, by his ship, did plague him more than any other; upon which the … assage in this late plague: that at Petersfield, I think, he said, …

Wednesday 13 December 1665

… t trouble, that the plague is encreased again this week, notwithst … t it is much if the plague do not grow again upon us. Off the 'Cha …

Wednesday 7 February 1665/66

… n it was before the plague. But in the morning doing of it, and kn … are over as to the plague for the next year. Interrupted I was by …

Monday 4 September 1665

… le have died of the plague, and three or four days since I saw a d … the people in, the plague making us cruel, as doggs, one to anoth …

Sunday 10 September 1665

… to be feared of the plague. So I sent him away to London with his … her I feared of the plague, for that the house is shut up. And so …

Wednesday 27 December 1665

… yde yet, before the plague is quite over. It seems Mercer is troub … at content that the plague is decreased to 152, the whole being bu …

Sunday 20 August 1665

… newes, and hear the plague is round about them there. So away to B … ere for fear of the plague. Thence with a lanthorn, in great fear …

Wednesday 20 September 1665

… s the number of the plague this week, brought in the last night fr … 97, and of them the plague 7,165; which is more in the whole by ab …

Friday 22 December 1665

… an abatement of the plague the next weeke, or else God have mercy upon us! for the plague will certainly continue the next year i …

Sunday 9 July 1665

… saving only of the plague in them, but in this neither the plague nor any other disease. So back again ho …

Thursday 30 November 1665

… and but 333 of the plague; so that we are encouraged to get to Lo … th been dead of the plague these seven weeks.