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The Major Surgery of Guy de Chauliac – Review

If you’re into medieval surgery books, then the major surgery of Guy de Chaulic has got to go onto your reading list.

Guy de Chaulic was a 14th century surgeon and he wrote this book (which has been translated to English) after the Black Death had swept through Europe.

The wording is quite flowery at times, and the book is definitely a product of it’s time, but it’s an amazing resource for anyone whose into the medical history of the medieval period.

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Oh No! I Burnt The Soup!

It’s a terrible feeling when you realise that you looked away from your delicious pottage for just a second and now it’s burnt. It’s too late to start another pot, and people are depending on this for their meal. We’ve compiled the list of medieval sources about removing the burnt taste from the pottage here.

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Mirror in Parchment

Excellent analysis of early 14th C English Society based on the illustrations of the Luttrell Psalter.

Much more than the usual references to pastoral life

Mistress Margio of Glen More

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Sir Stallard’s Pick

James Stallard, a top 14th Century Tournament fighter in Australia shares with us his favourite books.

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