19 June 1535 – 3 Carthusian Monks Hanged, Drawn and Quartered

| June 19, 2011

19 June 1535 – 3 Carthusian Monks Hanged, Drawn and Quartered

On this day in history, 19th June 1535, Sebastian Newdigate, William Exmew and Humphrey Middlemore, monks of the Carthusian Order of London Charterhouse, were hanged, drawn and quartered at Tyburn. Their crime: refusing to accept King Henry VIII as the Supreme Head of the Church. In Letters and Papers, there is a report regarding “The […]