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Nicholas Eiffler

What do we know about David Tedder?

David Tedder was not well known in Tudor Warwick, and we know very little about him other than that he was poor. We know he was a poor man because the people who wrote his inventory describe him as 'one of her Majesty's hospitall[ers].

They were referring to the fact that he lived in Lord Leicester's Hospital. Lord Leicester's Hospital was a home for old soldiers. In Tudor times a hospital was not like a hospital today. It was a place to live. Sometimes ill or injured people would live there but it was mostly somewhere that was a home for poor and old people. Places like this were also known as almshouses.

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