Located in general at the shade of the Cathedral and depend on the authority of the bishop, the first hospitals make their appearance in France at the 7th century. They seems that at the beginning they are used to lodge the pilgrims and with évangéliser the travellers but, small-with-small, this hospital function is transformed on the one hand into Hospice and on the other hand in Hôpital accommodating mainly the old men, the patients and the needy ones. They become thus, with the wire of time, of frightening hearths of Contagion to the right in the middle of the cities.
See also: Hospital of Paris
In Paris, the hospital, according to the tradition, is created in 651 under the episcopate of Landry. The boring of the Rue New-Our-Lady in 1164 during the rebuilding of the cathedral involves the destruction of the hospital, which is rebuilt in the south of the square. This second building is devastated by three major fires in 1718, 1737 and 1772 and will be finally renovated in 1878 by work of Haussmann.
Contrary to the other Parisian hospitals of Old Mode, the hospital was not specialized and accepted even the leprous which however were immediately transferred in a dependence from the hospital in suburbs, the Léproserie. Thus, travellers, expectant mothers, abandoned children, the poor, old men, wounded or sick were all allowed. By principle, the hospital did not refuse anybody, and it was necessary to pile up the straw mattresses of the patients until in the corridors in the event of epidemic or of Disette.
Ancestor of the Parisian hospitals, the hospital keeps one will have exceptional during all the Old Mode.
See also: Hospital of Marseilles
See also: Hospital of Lyon
See also: Old people's homes of Beaune
See also: Hospital of Montreal
See also: Hospital of Quebec
See also: Hospital of Lévis
See also: Hospital of Sorel
See also: Hospital of Arthabaska
See also: Hospital of Amos
- Hospital of Montreal/CHUM
- Hospital of Montreal - Historic site
- Hospital of Quebec
- Hospital of Sorel
- Hospital of Lévis
- Ruins Hospital of Stamps
Hospital with Walnut tree-on-Serene in the yonne in Burgundy
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