March 1627 - the Plague reaches Salisbury

In March 1627 the Plague reached Salisbury[1].

Many left the town, but between November 29, 1627, and the 17th of March 1628, 369 people died.

Picture: By Drop-atom at en.wikibooks [Public domain], from Wikimedia Commons


[1] The Popular History Of Old & New Sarum. T. J. Northy, Published by the Wiltshire County Mirror & Express Co. Ltd., 1897. Available digitally on the Internet Archive - URL: