Venereal diseases in sixteenth-century England.

  title={Venereal diseases in sixteenth-century England.},
  author={Michael A. Waugh},
  journal={Medical History},
  pages={192 - 199}
  • M. Waugh
  • Published 1973
  • Medicine
  • Medical History
THRmE SEEMS to have been a certain amount of despondency on the early history of syphilis in England. Several authorities have remarked what little record there is of venereal disease in the sixteenth century in England compared with continental Europe. Astrucl names only four British medical authors on venereal disease before 1600 compared with two hundred other European sources, and even then one is anonymous (1570), and another a Scotsman, Peter Lowe (1596), albeit his work was published in… Expand
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