Carthusian monks are executed at Tyburn

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Historical Context Note

John Houghton, Prior of the London Charter house, and other Carthusians are found guilty of treason in refusing to acknowledge the royal supremacy (they are executed at Tyburn, May 4th).
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Editors. "Carthusian monks are executed at Tyburn". The Literary Encyclopedia. First published 01 November 2010
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