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Aug 31

Mad, Bad and Dangerous to Know: Henry VIII’s medical history

One of his great interests was in medicine, in the sixteenth-century based more on superstition or religious doctrine, as it was firmly in the hands of doctors licensed by the church or practiced by quacks – blacksmiths, ‘wise women’ or white witches.

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