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Eyam

a village in N central England, in Derbyshire. When plague reached the village in 1665 the inhabitants, led by the Rev. Mompesson, isolated themselves to prevent it spreading further: as a result most of them died, including Mompesson's family
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With a population of a little under 1,000, Eyam is today invaded by as many as 12 coachloads of tourists each day.
(14) The word is derived from the ancient Tamil name eyam (also spelled izham that corresponds to the Tamil classical pronunciation) denoting Sri Lanka.
Laurence left for university in 1963, gained his doctorate and became head of computer science at Sheffield University before retiring in Eyam, Derbyshire.
(nijjudh paduttha se, bhanei eehi c'eva kayam eyam | BKBh 4133).
Growing reputation: Ryan McKen as Macbeth (above) and as Roland Torre (right) in a play called The Roses of Eyam, which was presented by Promenade Productions as part of The Birmingham Theatre school in Dec 2010.
ABERYSTWYTH: The Morlan Centre (01970 612617), The Roses of Eyam by Don Taylor.
The Roses of Eyam tells how the Derbyshire villagers quarantined themselves to prevent the spread of the Black Death, and is performed by the Louche Theatre in Aberystwyth.
In this show by Lancashirebased en masse theatre, a band of travelling players tell stories of the 1665 Black Death, inspired by the true story of the Eyam plague village and by Dante's Inferno to boot.
When plague strikes the Derbyshire village of Eyam during 1665-66, its residents quarantine themselves from the outside.
Le port oblige chez les femmes de la << toge republicaine >>, un uniforme large et informe destine a endormir la vanite feminine et les desirs des hommes--comme dans La Servante ecarlate--afin de maintenir les frontieres entre hommes et femmes dans un monde heterosexuel qui ne connait plus le desir,met en relief l'investissement symbolique dont est l'objet la robe qui sera confectionnee a partir du tissu precieux et du patron du couturier d'Eyam. L'on devine pourquoi le tissu et le patron du XVIIe siecle viendront a bout du systeme, le tissu etant associe metonymiquement, de par sa texture et son moire, a la beaute de la surface des corps, point de contact entre deux desirs, seuils des etres.
Soon turn left on unclassified roads to Great Hucklow through Foolow to Eyam (2).