The Daily Blog Open Mic – 5th January 2022

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  1. Tony Robinson UK actor takes us through The Peasants Revolt 1381 Middle Ages
    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4kq9sbtFCR8
    Interesting all should see it. Problems of a flat tax to pay for a war with the French. The economics didn’t work out with that and tax Commissioners had to fill the gap. The extra squeeze and the infamous, flagrant behaviour of these men aroused hate and retaliation. Then there were other problems around that time – it was just too much.

    The Black Death 1346-1353 (7 years) had killed near half of all people in Europe, Eurasia and North Africa. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Black_Death
    Good for Wikipedia – (Please donate now and then to not let the moneyed interests and those wanting exclusivity to reign).

    The plague never really went away, and when it returned 800 years later, it killed with reckless abandon. The Black Death, which hit Europe in 1347, claimed an astonishing 20 million lives in just four years.17/03/2020
    How 5 of History’s Worst Pandemics Finally Ended
    https://www.history.com › news › pandemics-end-plague-.

    Note: The following history channel with a piece on the black death. presents on my computer, ‘This content is not available in your area’. Iy’s A+E Networks – https://notice.aenetworks.com/
    Shows on google as : The Black Death: A Timeline of the Gruesome Pandemic
    https://www.history.com › news › black-death-timeline
    16/04/2020 — One of the worst plagues in history arrived at Europe’s shores in 1347. Five years later, some 25 to 50 million people were dead.
    (Is this a case where private interests are going to own our history stories and other information which we should know, and act as gatekeepers, forcing us to become subscribers and/or charging us to get any information? Just wondering.)

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