The Bubonic Plague

  • Period: Jan 1, 1300 to Dec 31, 1399

    Bubonic Plauge strikes

    During the 1300s an epidemic struck Asia, North Africa and Europe. aobut 1/3 of the European population died. This disease was so diasterous that it had torn apart every society.
  • Period: Jan 1, 1300 to Dec 31, 1399

    Effects of the bubonic plauge

    There was incredibly large impacts of the bubonic plauge, economically and soically. Some of the economic effects were a decline in trade and increase in prices, town populations fell, serfs leaving the manor because they were looking for better wages. Another economical issue was the pesants wanting higher wages, but the Nobles woud not give it to them so the pesants rebelled.
  • Jan 1, 1347

    Merchant ship spreads the plauge

    The plague began in Asia, it travled through trade routes and also infected parts of Europe and Muslim world. In 1347, Genoese merchant ships reached Sicily with bubonic plauge on it. From Sicily, it spread to italy then went to Spain, France, Germany, England and other parts of North Africa and Europe through trade routes.