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The royal touch : sacred monarchy and scrofula in England and France / Marc Bloch ; translated by J.E. Anderson.

London : Routledge and K. Paul, 1973.
ISBN 9780710073556, 0710073550

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Standard Title Rois thaumaturges. English
Subjects Attouchement du roi.
Mental Healing -- England -- History.
Mental Healing -- France -- History.
Royal touch.
Tuberculosis, Lymph Node -- England.
Tuberculosis, Lymph Node -- France.
Description xi, 441 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm
Copyright Date 1973.
Notes Translation of Les rois thaumaturges.
Includes bibliographical references (pages 427-436) and index.
Contents pt. 1. The origins. The beginnings of the touch for scrofula -- The origins of the royal healing power : the sacred aspects of royalty in the early centuries of the Middle Ages -- part 2. The grandeur and vicissitudes of the royal healers. Touching for scrofula and its popularity up to the end of the fifteenth century -- The second miracle of the English royalty : cramp rings -- The sacred and miraculous aspects of royalty from the beginning of the touch for scrofula up to the Renaissance -- Some confused beliefs : St-Marcoul, the kings of France and the seventh sons -- The royal miracle during the Wars of Religion and the absolute monarchy -- The decline and death of the royal touch -- part 3. A critical interpretation of the royal miracle. A critical interpretation of the royal miracle.
Geographic Area England
Network Numbers (OCoLC)656628
WorldCat Search OCLC WorldCat
WorldCat Identities Bloch, Marc, 1886-1944.
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