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London Charterhouse, 1803 (1906). Artist: James Sargant Storer.

London Charterhouse, 1803 (1906). Artist: James Sargant Storer.

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London Charterhouse, 1803 (1906). The London Charterhouse is a historic complex of buildings in Smithfield, London dating back to the 14th century. It was originally a Carthusian monastery. The Tudor house had a number of notable tenants: it was a former residence of Bassano family of instrument makers, and was a residence of Edward North (c1496-1564) which was used in 1558 by Queen Elizabeth I during the preparations for her coronation. Thomas Howard, 4th Duke of Norfolk (1536-1572) renamed the property Howard House, passing it on to Thomas Howard, 1st Earl of Suffolk (1561-1626). In 1603, James I (1566-1625) held court at the house on his first entrance into London. In May 1611 the complex was acquired by Thomas Sutton (1532-1611) who endowed an almshouse and school there in his will. From Medieval London, Vol. II - Ecclesiastical by Sir Walter Besant. [Adam & Charles Black, London, 1906]


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  1. 0580036928
  1. 2-634-513
  1. 2634513

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Pixel Dimensions (W x H) : 7104x4688
File Size : 32523kb

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Creator
  1. James Sargant Storer, attributed to: (British?): Artist, painter, engraver
People Related
  1. Sir Walter Besant: British: novelist and philanthropist
Medium
  1. Engraving
Geographic Hierarchy
  1. World
  2. --- Europe
  3. ------ United Kingdom
  4. --------- England
  5. ------------ Greater London
  6. --------------- London
  7. ------------------ City of London
  1. 51 30 51 N , 000 05 37 W

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