that path may well cut through the fetid halls of Bethlem Hospital. would-be royal assassins, and legendary pickpocket Mary Frith (aka Moll Cutpurse). the Great Fire of London in which destroyed much of the city.
This section explains the origins of the 'Bethlem', England's first hospital for the The Hospital of Bethlem [Bedlam] at Moorfields, London: seen from the north, with Plaque on the original site of Bethlem Royal Hospital with kind permission.
The Bethlem Royal Hospital is a psychiatric hospital in Beckenham, South East London. It is the oldest psychiatric hospital in the world, dating back to.