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By Sue Wilkes

Immerse your self within the vanished international inhabited through Austen's contemporaries. full of aspect, and anecdotes, this is often an intimate exploration of the way the center and top sessions lived from 1775, the 12 months of Austen's start, to the coronation of George IV

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Jenner and Patrick Wallis 23 83. , J. Woolfson, Padua and the Tudors (Cambridge, 1998); H. J. Cook, Trials of an Ordinary Doctor (Baltimore, 1994); E. A. Underwood, Boerhaave’s Men at Leyden and After (Edinburgh, 1977); W. F. Bynum, Science and the Practice of Medicine in the Nineteenth Century (Cambridge, 1994), 46–54. 84. L. , 2004); L. Schiebinger and C. Swan eds, Colonial Botany (Philadelphia, 2004). 85. J. , Consuming Habits (1995); R. Porter and M. Teich eds, Drugs and Narcotics in History (Cambridge, 1997); B.

Courtly healers were classified according to courtly categories. The duties of particular practitioners related to status and position, as the Robert Ralley 29 household ordinances of Edward IV demonstrate. 23 He wore the livery of a squire of the household, a group of men ‘chosen . . 25 Surgeons and barbers carried out prophylactic procedures such as regular bloodletting, and were available should the physician recommend surgical intervention to counter sickness. 26 Closeness to the king, even in apparently menial tasks, implied high status.

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