Daily Archives: 30/11/2016

Anne Taylor’s Stones

This week’s post discusses the case of ¬†20-year-old Anne Taylor, who worked as a servant to a brewer named Sikes, in Romford, Essex. Anne was treated by chemical physician George Thompson (1619-1676) in February 1655. We last met Thompson in this post. Thompson added an appendix to his 1665 book¬†Galeno-pale: A Chymical Trial of the …

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