>>57003 >also were the jews mainly at fault for it Jews likely didn't go to public baths (which fell out of use after the plague due to their nature as vectors of the disease) and stayed relatively healthy, so they were viewed as spreading the disease.
>>57102 And Jews were money lenders. Christians weren't supposed to do that, so Jews naturally filled the role. So you and all your friends end up owing guys you dislike anyway a bunch of money. Pogroms are complicated, but I found this an interesting factor.
>>60659 Lending money was allowed and encouraged by the church. Usury is sinful. Still western europe was full of christian bankers and the church never really had a problem with that. Take the Medicis for instance. They never owned any trade ships or foreign trade outposts, they were usurers and financiers.
>>61521 There are no clear sources explaining that. There are two theories: first one, that Casimir fenced the country with cordon sanitaire and second one, that the disease didn't spread due to massive forests surrounding the kingdom. They are not mutually exclusive.
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