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Table 5

Publication Years of Plague Ordinances, Theological Tracts, Medical and Moral Pamphlets, and Instructions to Plague Masters in the Seventeenth-Century Low Countries

number of documentsdocuments (%)
Appeared in 1601–4, 1613–6, 1624/5, 1635–8, 1664–9 65 78 
Appeared other times in the seventeenth century 18 22 
Total 83 100 
Appeared other times in the seventeenth century (without 1655/6) 10 12 
number of documentsdocuments (%)
Appeared in 1601–4, 1613–6, 1624/5, 1635–8, 1664–9 65 78 
Appeared other times in the seventeenth century 18 22 
Total 83 100 
Appeared other times in the seventeenth century (without 1655/6) 10 12 

note The references to plague come from a sample of eighty-three ordinances and tracts, but many more remain to be found in the various archives across the Low Countries.

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