The several communites have each their own charitable institutions, the Jews being specially well endowed in this respect.
After the death of Margaret Plays, her widower found, with the peculiar instinct of his race, a second well-endowed wife.
This, founded in 1456, is well endowed and is largely frequented by students of medicine.
The liberality of William the Lion had bestowed upon the corporation an extensive grant of lands; while in addition to the well-endowed church of St John, it had two monasteries, each possessed of a fair revenue.
This system led to disputes and neglect, and was so unworkable that we find in the texts of the Middle Kingdom the whole responsibility put upon one well-endowed "ko-servant," who passed on his office to a single heir.