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Institute of Continuing Education

This course is part of the Medieval Studies Summer Programme.

To apply for this course, please enrol on the programme above, and then select the courses you wish to study. For more information about Summer Programmes please visit our Summer Programmes Page.

Drawing upon archaeological and architectural as well as documentary sources, this course will examine the motives leading to the foundation of over 1,000 hospitals in England between c.1070 and the Dissolution. It will explore their religious, social and cultural significance and investigate specific types of charitable institution, including leprosaria and alms houses.

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Course dates

13 Aug 2018 to 17 Aug 2018

Course duration

1 week(s)

Apply by

23 Jul 2018

Course director

Venue

International Summer Programmes
Sidgwick Site
Cambridge
UK
01223 760850

Teaching sessions

Meetings: 5

Course code

Nb2