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date: 06 April 2020

Houghton, John [St John Houghton]locked

(1486/7–1535)
  • James Hogg

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Houghton, John [St John Houghton] (1486/7–1535), prior of the London Charterhouse and martyr, was born in Essex. His parents apparently belonged to the local gentry but cannot be identified. According to a fellow monk of the London Charterhouse, Maurice Chauncy, Houghton studied at the ...

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