John Thwing's miracle
We wrote about John Thwing last year -
Whatever we face, it probably will not be as difficult as John Thwing facing the Black Death when it stalked England. According to Churchill, houses all over England and Scotland became uninhabited and fell into ruin; clergy, nursing the ill, perished in such numbers the dead could not be buried; and lawsuits never came to trial because all the parties had died before their cases could be heard. Thousands of sheep were lost for lack of shepherds, and those who survived the Plague fell prey to famine. The Black Death made more than one visitation in the 14th century, and children, who had no immunity, were often stricken.