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21st April 2021

Tribute to Stephen Porter

Dr Cathy Ross, Honorary Research Fellow at the Museum of London, and consultant to the Charterhouse, leads our tribute to Stephen Porter, a historian and archivist with an extensive knowledge of the Charterhouse history. The Charterhouse’s honorary archivist, Stephen Porter, has died at the age of... continue

7th April 2021

The Elizabeths of the Charterhouse

Our Collections Volunteer Harriet Taylor takes a closer look at the two royal Elizabeths closely connected to the Charterhouse Elizabeth I (1533-1603) The Charterhouse has a longstanding history with the Monarchs, stemming as far back to Henry VIII. However, I thought I would shine light on the Elizabeth’s... continue

7th April 2021

The Bell at the Charterhouse

The story of the Chapel bell at the Charterhouse by our Collection Volunteer Vivienne Joncourt. Across rural and urban areas, a significant proportion of the British population lives within hearing range of a church bell. The sound of bells tolling is an important part of our intangible cultural heritage,... continue

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