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Nicholas Eiffler

Was David seen as "deserving"?

David Tedder was seen as being one of the deserving poor, but it did not necessarily mean he was sick. Sometimes almshouses were set up to house old and poor trades-people, or old soldiers like David.

If you lived in a 'hospital' there were rules that you had to follow. These included attending church on Sunday, praying at set times and reading religious books.

David would have worn a uniform whilst he lived in the hospital. He would have been barred from attending alehouses, and he would not have been allowed to gamble. Certainly, people who lived in the hospital were expelled for drunkenness and bad behaviour.

How poor was David?

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