Person    | Male  Died 9/8/1537

Richard Beere

Categories: Execution, Religion

Richard Beere

Monk at London Charterhouse. Nephew of the Richard Beere who was Abbot of Glastonbury. Became a Carthusian in February 1523. Taken to Newgate Prison, chained and left to starve to death though there may have been a change of plan which meant he was fed for a while.

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Richard Beere

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