Life, death and astrology in Shakespeare's England | University of Oxford

Life, death and astrology in Shakespeare's England

Speaker
Lauren Kassell, Reader in the History of Science and Medicine, University of Cambridge
Event date
Event time
13:00 - 14:00
Venue
Weston Library
Broad Street
Oxford
Oxfordshire
OX1 3BG
Venue details

Lecture Theatre

Event type
Lectures and seminars
Event cost
Free
Disabled access?
Yes
Booking required
Recommended

If the star-crossed lovers Romeo and Juliet had lived in London, they might have consulted the astrologer-physician Simon Forman, whose casebook is shown in the exhibition Shakespeare's Dead. Lauren Kassell looks into the working life of a medical practitioner in Shakespeare's England.