The Black Death

By John Hatcher


In this fresh approach to the history of the Black Death, John Hatcher, a world-renowned scholar of the Middle Ages, recreates everyday life in a mid-fourteenth century rural English village. By focusing on the experiences of ordinary villagers as they lived—and died—during the Black Death (1345–50 AD), Hatcher vividly places the reader directly in…


Published date: January 1, 2008
Type: Books
Genre: History, Nonfiction

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I mentioned this book in my latest episode of Felicitations podcast, but if you want an incredibly interesting, well researched book on what it was like to live during the Black Plague times, read The Black Death: A Personal History by John Hatcher.