The Women Who Risked It All To Care For Medieval Plague Victims (When Men Wouldn’t)

A tale of heroism and tragedy

Grant Piper

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(Public domain)

Hôtel-Dieu is a public hospital located in Paris, France. It is likely the longest continually operated hospital in the world. The earliest records date the hospital to 651 CE. For centuries, the hospital was a charitable organization run by religious orders to care for the…

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Grant Piper

Professional writer. Amateur historian. Husband, father, Christian.