Black Death's ravages and Saint-Maclou cemetery
Black Plague devastated Europe in the 16th century. That was why in 1432, Nicolas Roussel, vicar of Saint-Maclou, gave a house and a garden in order to extend the cemetery.
In the 16th century, they added three galleries then a fourth one, one century later.
Oh, look at those details... so macabre! Beams are decorated with bones and skulls patterns...