Sunday, January 24, 2010

A Touch of Class: The King’s Cure for The King’s Evil | Quazen

The first English king said to have cured scrofula was Edward the Confessor. Edward was later canonized; whether his healing power from his royal ancestors or through his own holiness was a matter of dispute among medieval chroniclers. In any case, his successors continued the tradition of healing the ‘king’s evil.’


































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In Medieval times, when doctors’ cures were often more dangerous than the illnesses them-selves, people who were sick commonly sought help by praying to various saints. They believed that the saints would intercede with God, whose divine mercy and forgiveness could restore the afflicted to health.

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A Touch of Class: The King’s Cure for The King’s Evil | Quazen


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