Hospitaller Women in the Middle Ages
“Experiences of Charity, 1250-1650” by Anne M. Scott takes readers on a captivating journey through the history of charity during the late Middle Ages and the early modern period. In this meticulously researched and thought-provoking book, Scott explores the multifaceted nature of charity and its profound impact on individuals, communities, and society as a whole.
Spanning four centuries, “Experiences of Charity” delves into the many dimensions of charitable practices, shedding light on the motivations, methods, and consequences of acts of giving. Scott examines the evolution of charitable institutions, such as hospitals, almshouses, and orphanages, tracing their development from their humble beginnings.