What was Sweating Sickness, the Mysterious Tudor Plague of Wolf Hall?

Published: 13/01/2019
What was Sweating Sickness, the Mysterious Tudor Plague of Wolf Hall?
Source: WWW.ANCIENT-ORIGINS.NET

In the first episode of BBC historical drama Wolf Hall, based on Hilary Mantel’s novel of the same name, Thomas Cromwell returns home to find his wife and two daughters have all died during the night, victims of a pestilence – the “sweating sickness” – that is scything through the Tudor world. Read more Section:  News History & Archaeology      

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