To Comfort The Afflicted
And Afflict The Comfortable

To Comfort The Afflicted And Afflict The Comfortable

Thursday, June 24, 2021

Observercast

BY FROMA HARROP Doctors would jab sharp instruments into King Henry VIII’s arm and drain blood out of his body. The best medical minds of the 16th Century prescribed bloodletting as a means to “rebalance the body’s humors,” the spring equinox being the ideal time. Henry didn’t argue with his physicians. After all, Tudor England […]
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