Tag: Henry VIII

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4th May 2023

The anniversary of the Carthusian Monk’s martyrdom

When Henry VIII issued his “Act of Supremacy” declaring that all who refused to take an oath recognizing him as head of the Church of England committed an act of high treason, the Carthusian Monastery of London (now the Charterhouse) refused and were sentenced to death. The first to die were the... continue

6th January 2019

The Reformation: What, When and Where?

Blog by volunteer Maria Uhlmann I have been volunteering at the Charterhouse Museum since the summer of 2017 and almost immediately developed a curiosity about the history of the site and the City of London – particularly in relation to the time of the Reformation. Let me confess immediately that... continue

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