Henry I, youngest son of William the Conqueror, was hunting in the Forest of Lyons in Normandy when he chose to dine on his favourite fish, which "mortally chilled the old man's blood", unbalancing his humours, and caused him to die of "a surfeit of lampreys". A favourite food is a favourite food - we sympathise.
After this, the story becomes a long-drawn-out horror-comedy as attempts were made to preserve his reeking, leaking body while transporting it for eventual burial at Reading Abbey, not a mile from Present Indicative HQ.
Dark grey t-shirt, printed in mauve.
Care: Machine wash cool. Tumble dry low. Do not iron text/images.
An early 18th-century Chinese woodcut illustrating 24 types of external haemorrhoids, from Yizong jinjian: Waike xinfa - The Golden Mirror Of Medicine: Essential Knowledge and Secrets of External Medicine. This huge work was an imperial commission printed in 1742 (in the Qianlong reign period of the Qing dynasty). Adapted from...
In January 2020, people began dying from a new virus in Wuhan, China. Few people truly understood the magnitude of what was happening. Except, that is, for a small group of scientific misfits who had been obsessed for years with how viruses spread and replicated...
Although made from plastic, these pens are eerily bone-like. Choose from Tibia, Spine, Phalanx and Femur. Each pen measures between 15 and 16.5cm long.Black ink.Includes small lid
Meet some of the amazing characters and events that have shaped the world of science and medicine in History Heroes’ new 500 piece jigsaw, made in the UK from 100% recycled and sustainable cardboard. History Heroes Medicine Makers takes you on a fantastically illustrated journey...