Poor law 1601

Poor law 1601

Image result for poor law 1601The wealthy in every area of the country should be taxed to pay for support of the old and sick, the fit and health were given work. those who were able to work, but did not, were sent to the house of Correction and whipped. People who were too old or sick to work were have almshouse to live in which would provide them with food, shelter and clothing.

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