Episode 4: The Tudor Pandemic

Episode 4 April 01, 2021 00:31:20
Episode 4: The Tudor Pandemic
In conversation with...
Episode 4: The Tudor Pandemic

Apr 01 2021 | 00:31:20

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Show Notes

In conversation with… Dr Alex Hildred, Head of Research and Diane Budden, Medical Historian.

Coronavirus it was not, but 'The Sweating Sickness', the epidemic prevalent in Tudor England, was a match for our current pandemic and was feared greatly by the population of England. If contracted, you could be dead in a matter of hours. Scary stuff!!

Alex and Diane, discuss this epidemic, and other widespread diseases as well as Tudor medicine in general and how those diseases were treated.

Running Time: 32 mins

S1: E4

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