Charterhouse

Though the best known martyrdom of the reign of Henry VIII is that of St Thomas More, it was far less notable at the time than that of Bishop Fisher of Ropchester and, above all, the fate of the monks of the London Charterhouse. Their moving story forms an important part of the plot of LONDON's 'Hampton Court'.




 

 

 

Did You Know?
Keeping Curry on Hand. Queen Victoria loathed spicy food, but as Empress of India, she insisted that curry be available at all times in the event that a “visiting oriental” ever showed up unannounced at the palace doors. The food itself, of course, was probably not something to be desired by any visitor. It consisted of previously cooked food doused in curry powder.




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