The Groom of the Stool – diary of digested or non digested practices

        The Groom of the Stool (formally styled: “Groom of the King’s Close Stooll“) was the most intimate of an English sovereigns’ courtiers. The Groom of the Stool, in the very earliest times was responsible for assisting the King in the performance of the bodily functions of excretion and ablution, whilst maintaining an […]