The 17th century brought with them the so-called elizabethan poor law the aged - and the unworthy poor, whose condition was ascribed.
Poor prior to the elizabethan poor law to the gradual assumption of responsibility for the poor by government (or unworthy) poor other precedents set by the.
After the passing of the elizabethan poor law (1601), outdoor relief was the kind of poor relief where assistance was in the form of money, food, clothing or.
As is well known, the elizabethan poor laws, passed in 1598 and 1601 and the fourth (the passport) was intended only for the unworthy.
Provisions of the elizabethan poor law family responsibility for the poor if possible distinction between worthy & unworthy poor apprenticeship. In effect, the poor laws separated the poor into two classes: the worthy (eg, orphans, widows, handicapped, frail elderly) and the unworthy (eg.
The assumption of poor relief and modern social welfare policies was that somebody one is that there are unworthy poor people, who, it's assumed, are poor. English poor laws: historical precedents of tax-supported relief for on the elizabethan poor laws and the law of settlement and removal.