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Sarah Williamson

Sarah Williamson

Sarah Williamson is a freelance writer from Dothan, Alabama. She is a BA candidate at the University of Montevallo where she is majoring in English Literature.

A street during the plague in London

Plague and Protest Go Hand in Hand

Scholars of early modern England have shown how plague and protest are often correlated. The Black Death of 1348 laid the groundwork for the Peasants’ Revolt of 1381, for example.