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Hospitals: St John Baptist without Boston

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A History of the County of Lincoln: Volume 2. Originally published by Victoria County History, London, 1906.

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91. THE HOSPITAL OF ST. JOHN BAPTIST WITHOUT BOSTON

The hospital of St. John Baptist without Boston was founded before 1282, and at that time had sufficient revenues to maintain several poor men. (fn. 1) The advowson in the fourteenth century was in the family of Moulton; (fn. 2) but in 1480 it was granted by the abbot and convent of St. Mary's York to the prior of the hospital of St. John of Jerusalem. (fn. 3) It is said by Leland to have been still in existence in his time. (fn. 4)

Footnotes

  • 1. Dugdale, Mon. vi, 766.
  • 2. Close, 15 Edw. II, m. 8, and 9 Edw. III, m. 33.
  • 3. Pat. 20 Edw. IV, pt. ii, m. 10.
  • 4. Leland, Itin. vii, 39.