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Statutes of the leprosarum of St. Mary Magdalene Leprosarum in Dudstone, England

By Bishop of Chartres Saint Ivo


Transcribed in: E.J. Kealey: Medieval Medicine. A Social History of Anglo-Norman Medicine. John Hopkins University Press, Baltimore, 1981, p.108-109, 200-201Registrum Magnum is P.R.O., Ms. C 115/K 2/6683 (formerly called C 115/A 1).The St Mary Magdalene Leprosarium in Dudston was not managed by the Order of St Lazarus. It was founded in 1127 and housed 13 lepers. It was dependant on the Llantony Priory whose followers adopted the Augustinian Rule.Ancient rules of the Leper Hospital of St Mary Magdalene in Dudstone just west of Gloucester, U.K. attributed to Bishop Ivo of Chartres dated 1127N/

Topics: Order of Saint Lazarus of Jerusalem -- History, Leprosy -- History, Ivo, Saint, Bishop of Chartres, approximately 1040-1116, Leper hospital of St Mary Magdalen -- History
Year: 1127
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