Steve Colter: Edmund Harman – Barber Surgeon

10th June 2024, 10:30am
Burford Church
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Local resident Steve Colter, talks about local landowner Edmund Harman’s colourful career.  Harman became Henry VIII’s favourite Barber Surgeon – although this did not prevent from almost being executed!|

Steve describes the history of the Barber Surgeons, the alarming medical treatments they often used and tells the story of Henry VIII’s chronic leg problems.