10 June 1537 – Deaths of Two Carthusian Monks from Starvation

| June 10, 2013

10 June 1537 – Deaths of Two Carthusian Monks from Starvation

On 10th June 1537, two Carthusian monks from the London Charter House, Blessed Thomas Green and Blessed Walter Pierson, died from starvation in Newgate Prison. They were two of nine monks who were purposely starved to death for refusing to accept the royal supremacy. Others were hanged, drawn and quartered. A total of eighteen Cathusian […]