Medicine at Sea in the Age of Nelson

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To coincide with Trafalgar Day (2013 marks 208 years since the Battle of Trafalgar), the author of 'Poxed and Scurvied: The Story of Sickness and Health at Sea', Kevin Brown will talk about Admiral Lord Nelson's medical history and how that, paired with a concern for the health of his men, added to the Royal Navy's success.