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    Apothecary Anecdotes: Cyanide treatment, comets, and a mad monk.

    Bob conjures up another fascinating story based on objects in our Apothecary’s Hall.

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    Apothecary Anecdotes: Agatha Christie

    Bob Edwards has created a display of poisons used in the books of best selling crime author Agatha Christie

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    Apothecary Anecdotes: Memories Cabinet

    Bob recounts stories about objects in the Apothecary’s Hall that visitors have told him

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    Apothecary Anecdotes: Mandrake and a whim

    Mandrake has been an important medicinal herb for thousands of years. I suspect that it has been used for possibly every ailment

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    Beating the Bounds

    An important part of the restoration of our Grade 2 listed Historic Park and Gardens is the realignment of field boundaries and reinstatement of long lost features.

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    Apothecary Anecdotes: Beechams Pills

    Bob reveals the 19th-century origins of this wonderdrug and finds some terrible poetry to illustrate its benefits

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