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16 of 20  Wed 14th Nov 2018 11:16am  
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Medieval wall painting, St Ann's Charterhouse
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Kaga simpson
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17 of 20  Thu 15th Nov 2018 1:21pm  
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The name Charterhouse has nothing to do with a charter or grant, as would at first appear, but arose from the building of a house for Carthusian monks from Chartreuse, their original monastic foundation in the Diocese of Grenoble in France. In Coventry it was in 1381 when Lord de la Zouch founded the house for six monks. King Richard laid the foundation stone. They increased in number, never going outside the walls, did not socialise with women, vegetarians six days a week - on Fridays they fasted with only bread and water.
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18 of 20  Tue 13th Aug 2019 3:22pm  
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Charterhouse to form centrepiece of Heritage Park Thumbs up
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p fandango
Binley, Coventry
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19 of 20  Wed 14th Aug 2019 8:28pm  
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Does this also include plans to clear trees blocking the view of the viaduct?
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NeilsYard
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20 of 20  Fri 24th Jan 2020 11:03am  
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Terrific to see the NT are stepping in here to work with Charterhouse!
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