The Black Death starts by fleas infected by a specific bacteria. The fleas then hop onto the rats and the bacteria kills those rats. The fleas then have nowhere to go so they then hop onto humans. We then contract the disease and it gets passed on to other people.
Black Death arrives in Europe
For the Black Death to reach Europe from China, it travelled along the Silk Road, a major trade route from Asia to Europe.
Black Death reaches the UK
The Black Death arrives in the UK when a sailor came from Europe with trade. He landed in Weymouth, Dorset.
Black Death in London
November 1st, 1348
Plague reaches Moscow
The whole continent of Europe is now infected with the Plague.