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15th December 2015

Sketches of the Charterhouse (1939)

This post is devoted to series of sketches made in 1939. They were found in the Old Charterhouse Scrapbook, our archive of press clipping and images, and can be credited to two former Brothers of the Charterhouse, Bro. Ronald Gray and Bro. Mullard. Unfortunately, little is known of either Brother at... continue

3rd November 2015

The Gentlemen of Charterhouse (1997)

This documentary follows a typical day in the lives of the Brothers of the Charterhouse, including Gordon Honey, who is now our senior Brother. It was broadcast in 1997 on BBC 1 and was directed by Sharon McCullough.... continue

27th October 2015

60 Old Men of Charterhouse (1925) by H.V. Morton

In a previous blog post we discovered a little of how the Brothers lived in the early 20th century. This blog, an article by H.V. Morton, gives us an even greater picture of how they lived during this period. Morton was a journalist and pioneering travel writer from Lancashire, England. He was best known... continue

22nd September 2015

The Brothers’ Reading Group: The Best of Hugh Kingsmill

In the following video, Brother Brooke Kingsmill-Lunn delves into the work of his father, Hugh Kingsmill (1889-1949). A talker of tremendous verve, Hugh Kingsmill wrote over thirty books in his career, including works of science fiction and parody, and in-depth biographies on such notable figures as... continue

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