Medieval Hospitals

The Form and Function of Medieval Hospitals – Professor Carole Rawcliffe

Professor Carole Rawcliffe offers an overview of the hospital as it existed in the Middle Ages, along the way outlining the place of women and religion in the medical practice of the time and dispelling the myth that the Tudors lived in complete, unhygienic squalor.

The transcript and downloadable versions of the lecture are available from the full conference’s page on the Gresham College website:

Gresham College has been giving free public lectures since 1597. This tradition continues today with all of our five or so public lectures a week being made available for free download from our website.


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