Floreta ca Noga
FLORETA CA NOGA
FLORETA CA NOGA , 14th-century Spanish physician. A document from 1381 indicating that Na Floreta Ca Noga of St. Coloma de Queralt was paid fifteen gold florins for her successful treatment of Sibila, Queen of Aragon, is among several records of royal payments for her services. She is one of a number of known female physicians of the medieval period, many of whom specialized in diseases of the eyes.
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[Judith R. Baskin (2nd ed.)]