You were quite right to cross-post, because this is where I saw it first :- Louis XIV was operated for an anal fistula as well, in , after the poor operation of a "tumor" an abscess on his thigh, and this was common knowledge. Boccaccio came up in the Decameron with the basic plot for All's Well that Ends Well - but the fistula resulted from the poor operation of a "tumor" on the king's chest. So I presume the fistula was as well. Methinks that Dr.
Royal Pain in the Butt
Antipodes: King's anus
History can be a fickle beast. While some landmark events stand out as the must-know moments from America's past, other seemingly mundane scenarios play out just to fall by the wayside. But however mundane some historical scenes may be, they may just be the ones that send us down a new, life-changing road. Zap2it's exclusive clip is a sampling of what the show, created by Elizabeth Shapiro, has to offer. During this time in France, barber's were known as "barber-surgeons" as they provided double duty in cutting hair and performing surgical duties.
God save the King!
A lot. This was a big deal. Surgeons at the time were not considered respectable.
Good Grief William! I tuned in for some light refreshment with the French touch and get Anal Fistulas. You may have to put a PG warning on your Blog!