This Collection: | Timeline | Search/Browse | Contributors | Permissions | Help | HOME

Cholera Epidemics in the 19th Century

The Great Plague of London, 1665

The Boston Smallpox Epidemic, 1721

“Pestilence” and the Printed Books of the Late 15th Century

Spanish Influenza in North America, 1918–1919

Syphilis, 1494–1923

Tropical Diseases and the Construction of the Panama Canal, 1904–1914

Tuberculosis in Europe and North America, 1800–1922

The Yellow Fever Epidemic in Philadelphia, 1793

General Materials

Notable People

Related Links


By the King, A proclamation, concerning the adjournment of Michaelmas term
Proclamation, concerning the adjournment of Michaelmas term
Charles Rex. The King our Soveraign Lord considering the great and generall Infection of the Plague, which at this present is in the Cities of London, and Westminster, and other places near adjoyning, and how perillous it might be to His loving Subjects if they should be inforced to repair thither for their Suits and Causes, before such time as it shall please Almighty God of his goodness and mercy to remove, or cease that heavy Visitation; His Majesty therefore of his special grace and favour to His people, and for their better safety and preservation, is pleased to adjourn part of the Term of St. Michael
England and Wales, Sovereign (1660-1685 : Charles II), creator
Charles, II, King of England, 1630-1685
Lichfield, Leonard, -1686, printer.
Bill, John, active 1630-1681, printer.
Barker, Christopher, 1529-1599, printer.
HOLLIS IDDigital ObjectLocation
Networked Resource

Law School
Place of Origin
Printed by Leonard Lichfield, printer to the University, for John Bill and Christopher Barker, printers to the Kings most excellent majesty
2 sheets ; 29 x 36 cm.

Broadsides-England-17th century.

Terms of court -- England -- Early works to 1800 ;  Plague -- Social aspects -- England -- Early works to 1800 ;  EnglandOxford



The Great Plague of London, 1665

Court term postponed because of the plague in London.

OCP Home | Selection of Web–Accessible Collections | HOLLIS | Harvard Libraries | Harvard Home | Contact | ©2018 The President and Fellows of Harvard College