The Black Death Timeline


Began in China


Killed 5 million people which around 90% of the population

Arrived in Europe


First case was in Messina which is in Italy. The disease was spread by trading ships between countries

The Plague reaches England

August 1348

The port in Bristol was where it arrived in England

Spreads to London

November 1348

Out of the 70000 people living in London, 20000 of them were killed by the Black Death

Reaches Germany


Reaches Russia


The plague had now reached Moscow in Russia. This meant that the whole of Europe was now infected