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1511 The Tudor ship, Mary Rose
1982 Maritime archaeology
2009 Engineering: a new home for the ship
Today On-going conservation
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Welcome aboard. I'm the Mary Rose's Surgeon.
I will be your guide as you discover more about the science in the story of the Mary Rose.
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The velvet coif or bonnet, found in the Surgeon's cabin, suggests that he was a Master Surgeon of the Guild of Surgeons. He would have been granted his licence to practise after a seven to nine year apprenticeship, and after passing an examination.
Unfortunately, like most of the crew of the Mary Rose in 1545, the identity of the Surgeon has been lost as the archives have not survived.
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