The Mnemonic Chronology of British History

The Mnemonic Chronology of British History

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can usually download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1849 edition. Excerpt: ...Henry VIII. at the dissolution of monasteries, and was purchased from Edward VI. by the corporation of London. 1 It was rebuilt in 1693, and, more recently, a new portion has been added. It is one of the chief surgical schools of the metropolis, the officers being men of the highest talent, and its expenditure is about 10,000 per annum. 6 The ancient building of St. Mary of Bethlehem, was founded by Simon Fitzmary in 1247, and probably stood in St. Martin's in the Fields, until removed to Bethlehem, without Bishopsgate. h The city having been presented with the hospital thirty years previously, the mayor and aldermen, at an expense of 16,000, erected a magnificent pile of building in Moorfields, --1675. 1 Being in a decayed state, the present edifice was erected in 1812, at an expense of 100,000, in St. George's in the Fields. The annual expenditure is about 18,000. PROTESTANT REFUGEES. 1716. To an asylum, continentals turn under disease;J WESTMINSTER. 1719. And in the abbey city, one attempts to furnish ease. Guy's. 1721. The institute of Guy, nobly to invalids attends,1 1829. And Thomas Hunt's illustrious name, its practice yet extends."1 St. Luke's. 1732. The class of minds insane, as irrecoverable named," 1751. And also those anticipating cure, in Luke's are trained. St. George's. 1733. The institute of George, medicine's array of means unfolds;' 1828. And the enlarged existing building, numerous inmates holds.q LONDON. 1740. Town's institution called, receives all sufferers around, r 1759. And in it, are the injured coal-yard labourers often found.1 i The French Hospital of Protestant Refugees, in Luke Street, Old Street, was founded in 1716. k Westminster Hospital was founded in 1719, in St James'...show more

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  • Paperback | 114 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 6mm | 218g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236913361
  • 9781236913364