Author Results for James Watt

Surgeons of the Mary Rose: the Practice of Surgery in Tudor England

By James Watt

Examination of the surgeon’s chest found aboard the Mary Rose has produced evidence that the Tudor sea-surgeon was far more skilled and advanced in practice than hitherto recognized. The instruments discovered suggest that modern practices were employed; these in turn constitute a linear connection with today’s military surgery methods. The untouched state of the chest […] Read More

Filed under: Tudors | English Channel | Health at Sea
Subjects include: Archaeology | Historic Vessels, Museums & Restoration