List of names as written Various modes of spelling Authorities for spelling Situation Description remarks
Supposed Site of ST MAGDALENS HOSPITIUM or HOSTILLARIE Supposed Site of St. Magdalen's Hospital Mr Brockley
Mr Waldie Linlithgow
002 [Situation] Nearly a chain S. [South] by West of St. Magdalens This is the supposed site of the Hospital or Hospitium dedicated to St. Mary Magdalene where travellers were found lodgings And entertainment for a night when they were not able to pay for it in any of the Inns of the Town

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Parish of Linlithgow
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[Note] It will be seen by the extracts in the following pages that this establishment was a sort of Inn or as it was called in the Scots dialect an "hostillarie" see Jamieson's Scotch Dictionary. It will be also seen that the Latin name Hospitium has been frequently applied to this establishment.

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Nora Edwards, louisetherapist

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