Cholera was a greatly feared disease. Caused by contaminated water, it could spread with speed and with devastating consequences. Not for nothing did the disease get the nick-name "King Cholera". Industrial Britain was hit by an outbreak of cholera in 1831-32, 1848-49, 1854 and 1867. The cause was simple – sewage was being allowed to come into contact with drinking water and contaminating it. As many people used river water as their source of drinking water, the disease spread with ease.
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Elizabeth dated Oct. 31, 1584 in which she criticizes her rival in remarks intended to be shown or read to the Scottish queen. Among her observations, the English monarch writes of Mary’s “sundry hard and daungerous coorses heald towardes us.”