This part of the site is designed to guide you through the medieval history of Great Hospital (or St Giles', as it was known in the Middle Ages). It is divided into three parts:
This part of the site is designed to provide you with a basic introduction to medieval hospitals and medieval medicine in general. You will find examples throughout, and links to other parts of this site where you can access more information.
This part of the site tells you about Bishop Walter Suffield, and why he founded the hospital.
This part of the site is designed to guide you through the different parts of St Giles' hospital. It will explain when buildings were added and when they were enlarged or otherwise changed. It will also discuss the impact of the Black Death, and how this affected the appearance of the hospital.