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B Source 1 Source 2 Source 4 Source 7 “Thousands of Jews were burned

B Source 1 Source 2 Source 4 Source 7 “Thousands of Jews were burned in Strasbourg in 1349. It was believed that the Jews had caused the illness by poisoning drinking water” “You should drink a glass of your own urine twice a day. Also you can cut a pigeon in half and rub it all over your body. Another way to heal the patient is to rub a chopped up snake over the boils” Source 5 Source 8 “The disease must be in the blood. The veins leading to the heart should be cut open. This will allow the disease to leave the body. ” “The devil is sending his poison, and that poison spreads gradually from place to place and enters men through the ears, eyes, nose and mouth” Source 3 Source 9 Source 6 “God, because of the sins of man, has struck the world with this great punishment of sudden death. ” “We should not eat food that goes off easily such as meat, cheese and fish. The streets should be cleaned of all human and animal waste. All bodies should be buried in deep pits outside of the village and their clothes should also be burnt”

B Source 10 Source 12 Source 14 “a report written in London blamed the

B Source 10 Source 12 Source 14 “a report written in London blamed the heavens for the illness. They thought it was because of three planets lining up in 1345 and this caused a great pestilence (disease) in the air” Source 15 Source 11 Source 13 “Flagellants whipped themselves. They believed that the illness was sent by God as a punishment for human sins. They were punishing themselves for these sins” Source 16 “A decree of Edward III 1346 forbade lepers from entering the City of London because: “some of them tried to contaminate others with infection, through their polluted breath, to the great injury of the people living in the city. ”