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Chapter XXI, of Cassells Illustrated History of England, Volume 1 page 3


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Edward the Confessor was the first that touched for the king's evil: the opinion of his sanctity procured belief to this cure among the people; and many of his successors regarded it as a part of their state and grandeur to uphold the same opinion.

Queen Anne, we believe, was the last sovereign who practised it.

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