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You Wouldn't Want To Be: Ill in Tudor Times By Kathryn Senior

You Wouldn't Want To Be: Ill in Tudor Times by Kathryn Senior

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Summary

An apprentice barber surgeon in the 1500s would have to treat the gruesome diseases of people who are ill. With the help of leeches for blood letting, false noses and ears they would have to look after the wounded and plauge victims. Discover what it was like to be ill in Tudor times.

You Wouldn't Want To Be: Ill in Tudor Times Summary

You Wouldn't Want To Be: Ill in Tudor Times by Kathryn Senior

As an apprentice barber surgeon of the 1500s you are embarking on a career in which you will have to treat the gruesome diseases of people who are ill. From plague victims to wounded soldiers, you treat them all, with the help of leeches for blood-letting and false noses and ears. You even attend King Henry VIII in his final days, and then his daughter, Elizabeth I. You'll soon learn that you really wouldn't want to be ill in Tudor times!

You Wouldn't Want To Be: Ill in Tudor Times Reviews

Cartoon-style illustrations perfectly match the darkly humorous text. - BBC History

Social history cloaked in hilarity. - The Guardian

About Kathryn Senior

Kathryn Serior is a former biomedical research scientist who studied at Cambridge University for a degree and doctorate in microbiology. After four years in research she joined the world of publishing as an editor of children's science books. She has now been a full-time science writer for 8 years.

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GOR005892203
9780750235990
0750235993
You Wouldn't Want To Be: Ill in Tudor Times by Kathryn Senior
Used - Very Good
Hardback
Hachette Children's Group
2002-01-17
32
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This is a used book - there is no escaping the fact it has been read by someone else and it will show signs of wear and previous use. Overall we expect it to be in very good condition, but if you are not entirely satisfied please get in touch with us

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