S. Mary of Bethlehem
Community ID
 
1007
 
Alternate Names
 
Bedlam
 
Town
 
London
 
Region
 
Middlesex
 
Medieval Location
 
moved South across theThames in 1814
 
Modern Location
 
Westminster
 
Corporate Status
 
Hospital
 
Dedication
 
S. Mary
 
Date Founded
 
1247
 
Date Terminated
 
1538
 
Religious Order
 
Hospital Order of S. Mary of Bethlehem
 
Foundation Information
 

The Prior founded the hopital for a master, canons, brothers and sisters for the care of the poor and sick. It became an asylum for insane in 1403.

 
Miscellaneous Information
 

First order: Hospital Order of S. Mary of Bethlehem

 
Contributors
 
WRL Project
 
Date Started
 
1247
 
Date Finished
 
1538
 
Length
 
353