Tag: Elizabeth I

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

9th March 2020

Thomas Howard: Interior design and treason

Thomas Howard, 4th Duke of Norfolk, bought the Charterhouse in 1564 and renamed it Howard House, using it as his principal London residence. He is responsible for some of the highlights of the Charterhouse buildings you can see today. These include the wooden screen in the Great Hall carved with his... continue

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