Hospitals
Winchcombe, Tewkesbury & Stow-on-the-Wold

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Victoria County History

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William Page (editor)

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1907

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126

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'Hospitals: Winchcombe, Tewkesbury & Stow-on-the-Wold', A History of the County of Gloucester: Volume 2 (1907), pp. 126. URL: http://www.british-history.ac.uk/report.aspx?compid=40299 Date accessed: 30 July 2014.


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44. THE HOSPITAL OF WINCHCOMBE

Leland stated that there was once a hospital in the town, but when he visited it only the name of 'Spittle remained in testimony thereof.' (fn. 1)

45. THE HOSPITAL OF TEWKESBURY

There was a leper hospital at Tewkesbury in 1200. (fn. 2)

46. THE HOSPITAL OF HOLY TRINITY, STOW ON THE WOLD

The hospital of Holy Trinity, Stow on the Wold, is said to have been founded before the Norman Conquest. (fn. 3) It was intended for the maintenance of poor women and a chaplain to serve them. (fn. 4)

In 1535 the yearly revenues amounted to £25 4s. 4d. (fn. 5)

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1 Tanner, Notitia Monastica (ed. 1744), 152.
2 Ibid. 148.
3 Ibid. 145.
4 Ibid. Cal. of Pat. 21 Edw. III, pt. iii, m. 9.
5 Valor Eccles. (Rec. Com.), ii, 486.

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566 JohnJurica - (Thursday 15 Oct 2009 16:20:31)
Before note 2:
For 'There was' read 'There was said to be'
VCH Gloucestershire X, 323
567 JohnJurica - (Thursday 15 Oct 2009 16:22:39)
After note 2:
Add 'The name, however, is a misreading for Touques (Calvados).'
VCH Gloucestershire X, 323
568 JohnJurica - (Thursday 15 Oct 2009 16:25:07)
At note 4 delete sentence 'It was...serve them.'
Delete note 4.
VCH Gloucestershire X, 323