Medieval London

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charnalhouse1.jpg
The charnal house, built in 1320, is the remaining portion of the cemetery of St Mary Spital Hospital and Priory. This charnal house is where bones that were disturbed during the digging of graves in the cemetery were stored. After the closing of the…

lepers-hospital.jpg
Because St Mary Magdalene was the patron saint of lepers (her brother was the leper Lazarus), many leper hospitals were dedicated to her. This picture shows what remains of the chapel of the St. Mary Magdalene Leper Hospital in Gloucester.

St. Barts Hospital Map.jpg
This is a picture of St. Bartholomew's Hospital located on a London map, c. 1520, marked with a red circle. St. Bartholomew's Hospital remains today in its original location in Smithfield, London.

St. Bart Church Tower.jpg
This is a picture of the square church tower, which remains as part of St. Bartholomew- the- Less. This was a chapel that was part of St. Bartholomew's Hospital during medieval times. Along with some stonework found in the hospital, this is the only…

St.Barts.jpg
This is a picture of St. Bartholomew's Hospital, located in Smithfield, London.The hospital was founded in 1123 by Rahere. In medieval London, hospitals were used to care for the sick, house the homeless, and provide beds, food, and education to…

deadpeople.jpg
An archaeologist and bodies uncovered at the dig site of St Mary Spital cemetery, which was conducted by The Museum of London from 1998 to 2001.
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