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John Hall, A Stratford Physician: His Library and Remedies

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This short exhibition has drawn extensively from Greg Wells’ edition of the casebook: John Hall, Master of Physicke: a casebook from Shakespeare's Stratford (Manchester University Press in association with The Shakespeare Birthplace Trust). 

To learn more about his medical practice and the patients he saw then please explore the exhibition: John Hall, A Stratford Physician: His Practice and Patients.

You can learn more about John Hall and his medical practice by visiting our online catalogue and by purchasing the new edition of Hall’s casebook in the Trust’s shops.


The cover of ‘John Hall, Master of Physicke: A casebook from Shakespeare's Stratford’ by Dr Greg Wells, published by Manchester University Press in association with the Shakespeare Birthplace Trust, January 2020, from which this exhibition draws heavily. Pick up a copy to learn more about the seventeenth century medical practice of a Stratford-upon-Avon physician.

Image courtesy of University of Manchester Press and the Shakespeare Birthplace Trust.