I know this question sounds silly but it’s been bugging me for a while. I keep on reading about towns that have what used to be a pilgrims hospital that are now museums, or used for other things. Are they meaning a hospital, as in the place where the sick are treated, or do they really mean Hostel as in a place where pilgrims spend the night? Seems like back in the day, there were a lot of pilgrim hospitals and I can’t imagine that many needing medical care. Any historians out there that can comment on this?