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Re: Medieval diseases

Poster: "Rowanwald Central" <rownwald@gte.net>

> > > Does anyone know of any sites that discuss Medieval diseases in the
> > > 1200s?  I'm looking for one that's contagious but can be overcome and
> > > would leave faded scars.  Thank you very much in advance.
> > I believe the black plague was occasionally survived, and left scars,
> > but I'm no expert on disease (outside of my diseased mind).
> > 
> > Finn
> The black plague didn't enter Europe for the first time until 1347 (+/- 1
> or 2 depending upon where you were), 60 years after the late 1200s.

Chicken Pox and Small Pox both left scars, sometimes intensive ones. A bad
case of acne could do the same, as could misusing a bellows near a fire....

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