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Dance to Death: an Introduction to Ergotism in the Renaissance (Guest Post) - Tudors Dynasty
by Heather R. Darsie On an otherwise normal July day in Strasbourg, a woman named Mrs. Troffea began slowly dancing in the street. The year was 1518. Over in England, Katharine of Aragon was pregnant with her last child by Henry VIII. In France, Anne Boleyn was at Queen Claude’s court. And over in Germany, ... [More]