|Bath. The gate in the background was built in 1450, suposedly to give shelter to beggars. It is called the penniless gate. Image by Glyn Baker [CC-BY-SA-2.0 (www.creativecommons.org/licenses/by-sa/2.0)], via Wikimedia Commons|
"The beggers of Bath.
Many in that place; some natives there, often repairing thither from all parts of the land, the poor for alms, the pained for ease."
Map - Bath