The Renaissance Healer – a Brief Overview of the Evolution of the Female Medical Professional

Originally posted on P.K. Adams:
Guest post by Laura Matthias Bendoly Did women of the late medieval and early modern era (1500-1650) take part in paid professions? Could they earn an income? Were they permitted to study or to transmit their learning to others? The short answer is ‘no.’ And yet, there were occasions…

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