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  • During the 14th century, indeed, numerous new beguinages were established; but ladies of rank and wealth ceased to enter them, and they tended to'become more and more mere almshouses for poor women.
  • At the beguinages of Ghent and Bruges women and girls able to contribute a specified sum towards their support are given a home.
 
 

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