Elaine Leong PROJECT OVERVIEW The early modern household was the centre of the hustle a bustle of everyday life. Not only was the pre-modern pre hous a social, economical, political and intellectual hub, it has been identified as the location for a range of knowledge production and scientific activities. Historians of medicine established the early modern household as one of the mai offering care both to maintain health and to alleviate sickn The active patients of early modern England often combin home-based based medical care offered by their family and frien with commercially available medical services. While the existence of medicine within the domestic sphere is undis there is, as yet, not an in-depth in study on the topic. This p is the first major study of household medical knowledge a practices in early modern England. JECT AIMS cate home-based medicine within larger ives of medical economies and healthcare s. tuate household medical and scientific edge and knowledge production practices wider contemporary frameworks. assess the role played by gender in medical ies within the domestic sphere. OUTPUTS This project will result in: a monograp Treasuries of Health: Medical Practic Knowledge in Early Modern England edited volume, Secrets and Knowledg Medicine and Science 1500-1800, arti the Bulletin of the History of Medicin the BBC History Magazine and a web ‘Recipes, Remedies, Receipts’.