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Published: 16 September 2020

400 Pages

9.2 x 6.1 inches

ISBN: 9780198847533

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On Hospitals

Welfare, Law, and Christianity in Western Europe, 400-1320

Sethina Watson

Oxford Studies in Medieval European History

  • Provides a new understanding of the charitable obligations at the heart of Christianity in the medieval period
  • Offers new ways of thinking about medieval canon law
  • Establishes a new model for welfare institutions, in law and in practice, across a thousand years of European history