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Copy of Lodestone believed to have been used by Queen Anne

 

Glossary:

Glossary: scrofula

A disease that leads to a swelling of the neck, and inflammations of the skin, bones and joints. It was once believed that the touch of a king could cure the disease, hence its alternative name: ‘King's Evil’.

Glossary: lodestone

A piece of magnetic iron ore, which can act like a compass needle.