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From: Brant Gibbard <>
Subject: Re: Royal Death From Plague
Date: Mon, 14 Feb 2000 19:38:56 -0500
On 14 Feb 2000 14:09:33 -0800, (Leo van de Pas)
>St.Louis IX, died in 1270 in Tunis (of the plague).
>Leo van de Pas
I believe the usual interpretation is that he died of dysentery or some
form of "camp fever". In other words, he may have died of "A" plague,
but not "THE" plague, as bubonic plague was unknown in Europe between
the time of Justinian and the 14th century.
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