The symptoms of Black Death and how it spread | A History of Britain by Simon Schama
Simon Schama discusses the black death, explaining it's symptoms and how it spread.Tweet
Which bacteria caused the plague? | Ken Follett's Jouney Into the Dark Ages
Professor Johannes Krause was part of a team that used DNA to research which bacteria caused the Black Death, and explains why it was so devastating. Contains reconstructions of sickness and death which some viewers may find disturbing.
How the Black Death Spread | Ken Follett's Jouney Into the Dark Ages
Professor Johannes Krause explains the modern scientific understanding of how the Black Death spread from rats to humans.