Plague and Pestilence in Brittany

Pandemics have always been part of the human experience. Here is a brief overview of some of the main contagions and epidemics that have ravaged Brittany in the past.

The Bonesetters of Brittany

In the Brittany of yesteryear, there was a dearth of doctors in the rural areas and when one could be found, his services were not always affordable to the local populace. Traditional healing treatments were therefore widely used; one of the local healers most commonly consulted was the Bonesetter.

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