On the Trail of Burke and Hare

Photo by Elizabeth Jamieson on Unsplash

I’ve been doing some reading around London in the early 1830s and in particular the grave robbing business, or so-called resurrectionists. The rise of medical science in the early 19th century and the increasing importance of surgery, made the study of anatomy all the more crucial, necessitating a regular supply of human cadavers…

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Nigelleaney

Nigelleaney

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Recently retired and completed MA in creative writing. Trying for the writer’s life with no more excuses about the day job. Named top writer in music.