Tag: carthusians

4th December 2018

The Carthusian Connection

I came to volunteer at the Charterhouse in April 2017, and I have enjoyed volunteering at this special historic place. Over time while supporting the guides and the Brothers with their tours, I began to absorb the history of the place and became especially interested in the Carthusian Monks who lived... continue

1st April 2016

A Visit to the Hull Charterhouse

The word Charterhouse, meaning a Carthusian monastery, is derived from La Grande Chartreuse, the first hermitage of the Carthusian Order founded by Saint Bruno. There were ten Charterhouses in the Britain before the Reformation. The pious monks who lived in them worked, meditated and said daily offices... continue

1st May 2015

The Secret of Chartreuse

The following advertisement was originally published in The illustrated London News on November 10, 1951. It was recently discovered in the Charterhouse Scrap Book, a book of press clippings dating back to 1797, and provides a short illustrated history of Chartreuse, a pale green or yellow liqueur... continue

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