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Dr Alex Hildred, Head of Research and Diane Budden, Medical Historian.

Episode 4: The Tudor Pandemic

Mary Rose Museum · In conversation with… Dr Alex Hildred, Head of Research and Diane Budden, Medical Historian.

Coronavirus it was not, but ‘The Sweating Sickness’, the epidemic prevalent in Tudor England, was a match for our current pandemic and was feared greatly by the population of England. If contracted, you could be dead in a matter of hours. Scary stuff!

Alex and Diane, discuss this epidemic, and other widespread diseases as well as Tudor medicine in general and how those diseases were treated.

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Going greener at the Mary Rose

It is important for the Mary Rose Museum to include environmental sustainability in all that we do. In this blog we celebrate receiving an award for the sustainability of our conservation labs as well as looking at other ways the Mary Rose is becoming greener.

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The importance of archaeological illustration

The importance of archaeological illustration

Archaeological illustration helps archaeologists record subtle details like wear, texture and patterns that may be missed in photos.

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