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Historic portrait of George Villiers, Second Duke of Buckingham
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Pride Month: Revealing LGBTQ+ history at the Charterhouse

From the days of the medieval monastery until 2017, when women were first admitted, the Charterhouse was a predominantly...

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Gardening notes in lockdown: Brother Tim
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27th May 2020

Gardening notes in lockdown: Brother Tim

One of the joys of living at the Charterhouse, of which there are many, is sitting in, or strolling round, our gardens. The current splendour of the design and planting is all due to Claire Davies who...

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Gardening notes in lockdown: Brother Sue
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21st May 2020

Gardening notes in lockdown: Brother Sue

While the Charterhouse is closed to the public, some of the Brothers are kindly taking on some of the day-to-day gardening jobs on our seven-acre site, as none of the gardening team are currently there. ...

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Gardening notes in lockdown: Brother Rakesh
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21st May 2020

Gardening notes in lockdown: Brother Rakesh

While the Charterhouse is closed to the public, some of the Brothers are kindly taking on some of the day-to-day gardening jobs on our seven-acre site, as none of the gardening team are currently there. ...

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Gardening notes in lockdown: Brother Gillie
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21st May 2020

Gardening notes in lockdown: Brother Gillie

While the Charterhouse is closed to the public, some of the Brothers are kindly taking on some of the day-to-day gardening jobs on our seven-acre site, as none of the gardening team are currently there. ...

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Life as usual
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6th May 2020

Life as usual

This is the second in our series of thoughts, stories and reflections by the Brothers in times of lockdown. When staff return to the Charterhouse after a weekend, they often ask Brothers, ‘have you had...

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Brother Walter’s thoughts on lockdown
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1st May 2020

Brother Walter’s thoughts on lockdown

Master of the Charterhouse, Ann Kenrick, lives on the site, and although everyone now is keeping at a safe distance she still sees and chats with the Brothers as they exercise and come down to pick up...

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A week at the Charterhouse by Tanel
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2nd April 2020

A week at the Charterhouse by Tanel

Hi, my name is Tanel and I am a work experience student, here to talk to you about my amazing experience at the Charterhouse. I have been on site for two weeks, and sadly today is my last day. I wanted...

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Dr William Frankland 1912 – 2020
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2nd April 2020

Dr William Frankland 1912 – 2020

We are deeply saddened by the death this week of Dr Bill Frankland – a private resident here in the care home at the Charterhouse for the last two years. Dr Bill, as we knew him, was an extraordinary...

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