Don't miss your last chance to delve into the turbulent history of Stuart London with famous diarist Samuel Pepys as your guide in the National Maritime Museum's current major exhibition - now entering its final weeks.
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In 1666 the Great Plague tore through London, wiping out nearly a quarter of its population. See how it spread, who was blamed and how many died in our infographic – packed with surprising facts and figures.
Bubonic plague terrorised Europe for centuries. In 1665 a devastating epidemic struck this country killing thousands of people.
Open until 28 March 2016, the National Maritime Museum's exhibition Samuel Pepys: Plague, Fire, Revolution explores the world of Stuart London and the changes of the late 17th century.
Immerse yourself in the the National Maritime Museum's special exhibition 'Samuel Pepys: Plague, Fire, Revolution' and the accompanying events season exploring one of the most vibrant periods of our history.
Details of cultural items on loan from abroad relating to the exhibition 'Samuel Pepys: Plague, Fire, Revolution', protected from seizure under part 6 of the Tribunals, Courts and Enforcement Act 2007.
The National Maritime Museum's landmark 2015 exhibition delved into the turbulent history of Stuart London with famous diarist Samuel Pepys as guide.
We've all heard of the Great Plague ravaging Europe centuries ago but did you know that it still exists today? We speak to Daniel Epstein from the World Health Organisation to find out more.
It's 350 years since Samuel Pepys saw the Great Plague devastate London, so why are Americans still being killed today?
In the 17th century the Great Plague killed nearly a quarter of London’s population. We look at one very rare survivor.