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  • Haikugal (5240 posts)
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    Does anyone here know what

    the sweating sickness was during Henry the 8ths time? I’m watching Wolf Hall and wonder what that illness was.

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  • Rozinante (2943 posts)
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    1. Contagious epidemic,…

    ….cause unknown but speculated it was a hantavirus.  Poor sanitation in those times was an incubator of contagious diseases.

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      2. Ah, thanks! That makes sense.

      :hi:

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