The Hospitalles in this Citie and suburbes thereof,
that haue beene of old time, and now prThis text has been supplied. Reason: Smudging dating from the original print process. Evidence: The text has been supplied based on evidence internal to this text (context, etc.). (KL)esently
are, I reade of these as followeth.
HOspital of S. Mary in
An hospitall
for frensy
people in To
wer street
Warde
.
the parish of Barking church
that was prouided for poore priestes, and others, men
and women, in the Citie of London, that were fal
len into frensie or losse of their memorie, vntill such
time as they should recouer, was since suppressed and
giuen to the Hospitall of S. Katherine by the Tower.
S. Anthonies, an Hospitall of 13. poore men and colledge, with
a frée schoole, for poore mens children, founded by citizens of Lon
don
, lately by Iohn Tare, first a Brewer and then a Mercer, in
the Warde of Brodestréet, suppressed in the raigne of Edward the
ſixt
the schoole in some sort remayning, but sore decayed.
S. BartThis text has been supplied. Reason: Type not (sufficiently) inked. Evidence: The text has been supplied based on evidence internal to this text (context, etc.). (KL)ilmew in Smithfield, an Hospitall of great receipt, and
reliefe for the poore, was suppressed by Henry the eight, and again
by him giuen to the citie, and is endowed by the citizens beneuo
lence.
S. Gyles in the fields was an Hospitall for leprose people out of
the cittie of London, and shire of Middlesex, founded by Matilde
the Quéen, wife to Henry the 1. and suppressed by K. Henry the 8.
S Iohn of Ierusalem
S. Iohn of Ie
rusalem
, for
defence of the
Rhodes.
by Westsmithfield, an Hospitall of the
knightes of the Rhodes, for maintenance of soldiers against the
Turkes

Of Lazar houses.
413
Turkes and Infidels was suppressed by king Henry the eight.
S. Iames in the field, was an Hospitall for leprose virgines of
the cittie of London, founded by citizens for that purpose, and sup
pressed by king Henry the eight.
S. Katherine by the Tower of London, an Hospitall with a
Maister, brethren and sisters and almes women, founded by Ma
tilde
wife to king Stephen, not suppressed, but in force as afore.
S. Mary within Criplesgate, an Hospitall founded by William
Elsing
, for an hundred blind people of the cittie, was suppressed by
King Henry the eight.
S. Mary Bethelem without Bishopsgate was an Hospitall
founded by Simon Fitzmary a Citizen of London to haue béene
a Priorie: and remayneth for lunaticke people, being suppressed,
and giuen to Christes Hospitall.
S. Mary without Bishopsgate was an Hospitall & Priorie cal
led S. Mary Spittle, founded by a citizen of London, for reliefe of
the poore, with prouision of 180. beddes there for the poore, it was
suppressed in the raigne of king Henry the eight.
S. Mary Rounciuall by Charing crosse, was an Hospitall,
suppressed with the Priories Aliens, in the raigne of King Henry
the 5
. then was it made a brotherhood in the 15. of Edwarde the
fourth
, and againe suppressed by king Edward the sixt.
S. Thomas of Acres in Cheape, was an Hospitall for a Mai
ster and brethren (in the recorde called Militia) it was surrendred
and sold to the Mercers.
S. Thomas in Southwarke being an Hospitall of great receit
for the poore, was suppressed, but again newly founded, and indow
ed by the beneuolence and charitie of the citizens of London.
An Hospitall there was without Aldersgate,
Hospital with
out Aldersgate
a cell to the house of
Cluny, of the French order, suppressed by K. Henry the 5.
An Hospitall there was without Criplesgate,
Hospital with
out Criples
ate.1
also a like Cell to
the said house of Cluny, suppressed by King Henry the 5.
A third Hospitall was there in Oldborne,
Hospital in
Oldborne.
being also a Cell to
the said house of Cluny, and was suppressed by king Henry the 5.
The

414
Of Lazar houses.
The Hospitall (or Almes house, called Gods house) for 13.
poore men, with a Colledge called Whittington Colledge, founded
by Richard Whittington Mercer, & suppressed, but the poore re
maine, and are paid their allowance by Mercers.
Christes Hospitall in Newgate market of a new foundation
in the Greyfryers Church by King Henry the eight: poore father
lesse children be there brought vp and nourished at the charges of
the citizens.
Bridewell now an Hospitall (or house of correction) founded by
king Edward the sixt, to be a workehouse for the poore and idle per
sons of the Citie, wherein a great number of vagrant persons bee
now set a worke, and relieued at the charges of the citizens. Of all
these Hospitals being twentie in number, you may reade before, as
also of good and charitable prouisions made for the poore, by sundry
well disposed citizens.

Notes

  1. I.e., Criplesgate (SM)

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