The Great Plague

Historical Fiction Story

Alice's story

Starts Diary

05/09/1665

Alice's Diary Starts.

Arrives back in london!

05/12/1665

Alice arrives back in london!

Plague

05/16/1665

Alice overhears her parents talking about the plague and 32 people have died.

Curse

05/18/1665

Maggie announces that she is cursed and if the plague comes she will surely die because she was born on the day King Charles was born, January the 30th 1649.....

Kidnapping

05/29/1665

Lord Rochester falls in love with Mrs. Mallet and kidnaps her and is caught and put in the tower which is sort of like a jail.

Fortune Teller

05/30/1665

Maggie tells Alice of a so called "Fortune Teller"

Poppet Escapes

06/03/1665

Poppet ( Alice's Dog ) escapes it chased a cat to her neighbors house.

Maggie's Sweetheart

06/05/1665

Alice's House maid maggie gets a boyfriend

A Visit To The Fortune Teller

06/10/1665

Alice and Maggie paid a visit to the fortune teller and he turned out to be a scandal.

Attack

06/18/1665

A woman named Madeline Gratton was attacked and kissed by a man claiming to have the plague saying she will now die of the plague. Alice called her Aunt Nell to help and they gave the woman some lemonade and vinegar to wash her mouth.

Incident

06/23/1665

Man throws himself in front of a carriage and is almost killed his son who was a sailor died in the Dutch battle

A letter

06/24/1665

Alice's Uncle John mails Alice to tell her to come to his place out in the country in Woolwich before london gets to infected.

Sick

06/26/1665

Alice's Aunt Nell get's sick she goes Maggie goes to buy the medicine but couldn't find any.

Midnight Incident

06/28/1665

A man was found hallucinating and screaming that devils were tormenting him and when people came to see what was wrong it turned out he had the plague.

Headache

06/30/1665

Aunt Nell was very fidgety and has a pain in her head Alice hopes this isn't the plague

Decided

07/03/1665

The Weekly Bills of Mortality announced that this week 700 people died of the plague. It was decided that Alice, Poppet and Aunt Nell will be sent to Woolwich.

Doctor

07/05/1665

Today the doctor came and concluded that Aunt Nell had a high fever and warned Alice "Get out of London before 'tis too late.

Good bye Maggie

07/06/1665

Maggie's mother caught the plague and will most likely die and Maggie left Alice's family to help her mother.

The end is nigh

07/08/1665

The doctor returned again and now concludes that Aunt Nell has the plague.

King Moves

07/10/1665

The king moved out of london and into oxford.

Cheerful Will

07/11/1665

Maggie's little brother Will (William) comes and tells Alice that him and maggie's little sister has caught the plague and his mother is up in heaven and in a cheerful voice he says mother will like it up there.

Good bye Aunt Nell

07/15/1665

Aunt Nell dies...
Alice thinks it's her fault when she called Aunt Nell to help Miss Gratton.

Good bye Poppet

07/21/1665

Poppet runs away from the house the dogcatcher will probably get him.

Poppet returns.

07/22/1665

The dog catcher chased Poppet back to Alice's house and Alice got her dog back for 1 shilling and Aunt Nell's ring.

Good News

07/25/1665

The doctor visited Alice seeing her still unaffected by the plague tells Alice that if in 40 days pass and you still aren't infected they'll let you out.

Have I finally Fallen?

07/28/1665

Alice is sick she's constantly vomiting

The Doctor Comes Again.

07/31/1665

The doctor came today and thankfully Alice did not get the Plague.
The doctor tells Alice that her pa is in the pest-house where they keep the infected people if they're not in their house.

Birthday

08/03/1665

It's Alice's 14th birthday and Alice get's a new watchman since the 1st one ran away. He fetches Alice 2 loaves of bread 8 potatoes and a jar of lemoncurd.

Thief

08/05/1665

A person climbed in the window Poppet attacked the man but he seemed not to have had time to take anything.

Yum

08/09/1665

Winn, Alice's new watchman found some oysters and brought some back.

Freedom

08/13/1665

40 days have passed Alice and Poppet are finally free.
She has acquired her letter of good health written by her doctor Physician Andrew Wickham, it is required to get a certificate which you need if you want to leave london

Journey

08/14/1665

Alice visited the pest-house but could not bribe the guy to release her pa but they did confirm that her pa is still alive and will be released on september 4th.

Certificate!

08/15/1665

Alice went to get her certificate that let's her leave london.

Jail

08/16/1665

Alice visited maggie and it turned out Will is in fleet prison.
Alice managed to bribe Will out of jail.
Wow lots of bribery in this book.

Good bye London

08/19/1665

Alice with a cheaply bought horse has left london.

Burn her!

08/20/1665

Alice was awakened when a man suddenly died and an old woman beside him was convicted of bewitching him, being common sensed and not believing witchcraft Alice convinced the folks that the old woman did nothing and it turned out the man wasn't dead

Rejected

08/23/1665

Alice has been rejected from Woolwhich even with the certificate.

Poppet Runs Away

08/24/1665

Poppet runs away again.

Back to london

08/25/1665

Today Luke ( Alice's Friend ) rode by and gave Alice a lift back to London.

Family Reunited

09/04/1665

Alice's pa has returned.

Woof

09/19/1665

Madame Gratton came by and she returned Poppet who she had found.
It turns out she didn't get the plague and that Aunt Nell didn't catch the plague from her.

Winn

09/27/1665

Winn the watchmen dropped by and had a chat with Alice.

Uncle John's

11/21/1665

Alice, Poppet and her pa left london and went to her Uncle John's

Jingle Bells

12/01/1665

It is almost Christmas luke came by and told Alice he was rehearsing for a new play he's playing in.

The Fire

09/02/1666

Alice spots the great fire,
luckily it does not reach their house.

Political

Dutch Attack England

06/02/1665 - 06/04/1665

The Dutch attacked England but the English won.

Deaths

The Great Plague of London

05/16/1665 - 02/01/1666

Plague Spotted

05/16/1665

The plague is noticed!

Plague Over

02/01/1666

The Plague is pretty much over

The Great Fire of London

09/02/1666 - 09/05/1666

The Mighty fire that left many homeless