Archaeologists in England have discovered the remains of 48 victims of the Black Death in a mass grave, just the third such known site of its kind in the United Kingdom. Among the four dozen bodies found at the site, a medieval abbey in Lincolnshire, England, are the remains of 27 children.
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In an email to Foxnews. Money transfers. In , the total number of deaths in the parish rose to five and a half times their normal number, with 2, deaths overall and 1, attributed to plague. Plague pits were used especially often during major plague outbreaks, such as the London epidemic of
The burial pit contained 48 skeletons that tested positive for the plague
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