Barber Surgeon

See how specially trained medieval men and women would undertake anything from a haircut and shave to an amputation or arrow removal, in a world where germs were not known about. Subjects included are: shaving, amputations, the four humors, bleeding, herb lore, teeth and dentistry, men and women practitioners, lack of understanding of germs, treatment of wounds, arrow extraction and stitching, the role of physicians and dealing with common illnesses.

This is a 45 min session and costs £3 per pupil.

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