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Location of Weymouth Where Black Death Entered England

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Medieval chronicles tell us that the Black Death entered England through the port of Weymouth.  This map depicts its location, on Britain's southern coast. 

Click on the image for a much-larger view.  Find "Bill of Portland" - situated at LAT 50° / LON -2° - then look north to locate Weymouth.

 


Media Credits

Map online, courtesy Saarland University (Saarbrücken, Germany).

 

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