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, was founded on land donated by Simon Fitz Mary at Bishopsgate Without, London.
The priory was first used to house "distracted persons" in around the year says it was a hospital (place of refuge) from the begining 'originally intended for the poor suffering from any ailment and for such as might have no other lodging, hence its name, Bethlehem, in Hebrew, the "house of bread."' , the Act giving the King (or, possibly, regulating and already established) custody of the lands of natural fools and wardship of the property of the insane, may have been drawn up between 12.By the fourteenth century (1300) "the main beneficiaries, apart from the Hospital and its staff, were probably poor people who lived locally, rather than the Order of Bethlehem.As the social and political changes of the onwards made alms-collecting more difficult, the Hospital started to concentrate ever more on the care of the sick, and in particular on the care of the mad.Typically, this happened at just the moment when other English hospitals were abandoning or cutting back this type of provision severely." ( at York: Pardon to Richard Sharpe of Malteby, for the death of Agnes his wife, as it appears by the record of John de Insula and the others justices of gaol delivery for York, that he was mad when he killed her.(Calendar of Patent Rolls Reign of , later to become Bethlehem Hospital ("Bedlam"), was taken under the patronage and protection of Richard Lacer, mayor of London, and the citizens of London.This house is of uncertain origin and may have been much older than the one in Tower Street ward.
which shows how she went "out of her mind" after childbirth, was bound in a storeroom to prevent her from self-harm, suspected of demonic possession, but escaped burning, had visions of angels and visions of men's sexual parts and was seen as both holy and heretic. "Richard was said to have been tall, good-looking and intelligent.
In Seville, inquisitors Miguel de Morcillo and Juan de San Martin burned about 500 people in three years.
In Aragon, inquisitor Thomas de Torquemada was said to be especially ruthless in the pursuit of deviance.
Their achievement was to offer a natural alternative to ideas of demonic possession.
Ackernecht argues that "the increase of witch hunting" and the natural (scientific) alternatives "are aspects of the 1518 In 1518 King Henry 8th, on the advice of his court physician, founded the Royal College of Physicians (London) to control who practised as a physician in London and so protect the public from quacks.
, written about 1520 and published 1567 was called (English translation of title) "Diseases which lead to a Loss of Reason".