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Barber surgeon

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The Bloody History of the Barber Pole

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Why Barbers have a Pole outside their Shop

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#B09c: History of the Barber

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Barber Shop History Detail For Men (Sydney)

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History of the Barber Pole with Vince Amodie

The barber surgeon, one of the most common European medical practitioners of the Middle Ages, was generally charged with caring for soldiers during and after battle. In this era, surgery was seldom conducted by physicians, but instead by barbers, who, in having razors indispensable to their trade, were called upon for numerous tasks ranging from cutting hair to amputating limbs.
    • Barbers in the British Isles in the Early Modern Period 

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