Causes of Death in the City of London, 1647-1660
Abortive and Stil-born; Aged; Ague and Fever; Apoplex and Suddenly; Bleach; Blasted; Bleeding; Bloody Flux, Scouring and Flux; Burnt and Scalded; Calenture; Cancer, Gangrene and Fistula; Wolf; Canker, Sore-mouth and Thrush; Child-bed; Chrisoms and Infants; Colick and Wind; Cold and Cough; Consumption and Cough; Convulsion; Cramp; Cut of the Stone; Dropsie and Tympany; Drowned; Excessive drinking; Executed; Fainted in a Bath; Falling-Sickness; Flox and small Pox; Found dead in the Streets; French-Pox; Frighted; Gout; Grief; Hanged, and made-away themselves; Head-Ach; Jaundice; Jaw-faln; Impostume; Itch; Killed by several Accidents; King's Evil; Lethargy; Leprosie; Liver-grown, Spleen and Rickets; Lunatick; Meagrom; Measles; Mother; Murdered; Overlaid and starved at Nurse; Palsie; Plague in the Guts; Pleurisie; Poisoned; Purples and Spotted Fever; Quinsie and Sore-throat; Rickets; Mother, rising of the Lights; Rupture; Scal'd head; Scurvy; Smothered and stifled; Sores, Ulcers, broken and bruised Limbs; Shot; Spleen; Shingles; Starved; Stitch; Stone and Strangury; Sciatica; Stopping of the Stomach; Surfet; Swine-Pox; Teeth and Worms; Tissick; Thrush; Vomiting; Worms; Wen; Suddenly.
(from William Petty, Natural and political observations, mentioned in a following index,
and made upon the bills of mortality by John Graunt, citizen of London; with reference to the government, religion, trade, growth, ayr,
diseases, and the several changes of the said city., London: Printed by Tho. Roycroft, for John Martin, James Allestry, and Tho. Dicas ...,