Tag: volunteer

6th March 2019

A week at the Charterhouse: A blog by Amal Ali

Hello, my name is Amal Ali I have just completed my college work experience at The Charterhouse. I had never heard of it before, but I chose to come here to learn more about its long history. I especially wanted to explore the difference between the newly-opened Charterhouse museum and other museums... 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

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

Duke of Monmouth

2nd December 2018

A Closer Look: James Scott, Duke of Monmouth

Blog by volunteer Steve W. Thomas Sutton before his death established the Charterhouse and by Act of Parliament there were to be 16 Governors and a Master responsible for daily business. The foundation was greatly admired and as well as the Monarch Governors were drawn from the great and powerful including... continue

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