1230s in England

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Events from the 1230s in England.


Monarch - King Henry III


  • 2 April - Pope Gregory IX consecrates Edmund Rich as Archbishop of Canterbury.
  • 16 April - Richard Marshal murdered, defending his estates against Henry's supporters.[1]
  • Peter de Rivaux and Peter des Roches fall from power.[3]
  • July - Llywelyn makes peace with Henry, retaining control of Cardiganshire.[1]
  • 2 December - A royal decree prohibits institutes of legal education within the City of London.[5]
  • Court of King's Bench established.
  • January - At the insistence of the barons, Henry enlarges the royal Council, in return for the imposition of a new tax.[1]
  • 25 September - Treaty of York signed between Scotland and England establishes the border between the two countries.[3]
  • Henry III installs a leopard house at the Tower of London.[1]

1237 or 1239 - The main tower of Lincoln Cathedral collapses.[3][6]





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