Tag: Sweating Sickness

Anne Boleyn: The Sweating Sickness

Guest article written by: JoAnn Spears Part I:  Working up a sweat, bugs indeterminate, and a man named Butts The courtship of Anne Boleyn and Henry VIII is the stuff of legend.  Tudor history buffs and Anne Boleyn fans alike will already know that Anne Boleyn was the first and foremost proponent of ‘if you like it……

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The English Sweating Sickness

Our friend Susan Abernethy at The Freelance History Writer was nice enough to let us share with you her article, “The English Sweating Sickness.” Reading this article will give you some insight on life during Tudor times and the fear of catching the sweating sickness. In doing some research on Mary Boleyn for an article,…

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