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1200 Knights Templar owned the Angel Inn

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1200 Vicars with life-long tenancy established
1200 Rebuilding included expansion and a south aisle to accommodate guild chapels .
1200 Major developments through the period were funded by wealthy wool merchants who endowed the chantries and guild chapels
1200 start of long programme of renovation and re-building
1222 February 8th thunder storm with a lightning strike caused extensive fire.
1223 -1231 Bononius, chaplain - vicar of North Grantham
1225 -1234 Richard of Newerc, chaplain (priest) - Vicar of South Grantham
1231 John of Colsterworth - vicar of North Grantham
1234 -1245 William of Ferenden, chaplain - Vicar of South Grantham
1245 -1263 Thomas of ?, chaplain - Vicar of South Grantham
1250 Wider aisles replace earlier narrow ones; this involved replacing the Norman round-headed arches with higher, pointed arches (remains of round-headed clerestory windows still visible above pointed arches) More info


1200 8 "vinitores" fined for selling wine in false amounts
1200 Knights Templar owned the Angel Inn More info
1203 King John stayed at the Angel Inn (1203, 1209 & 1213)
1205 King John bestowed the town on Earl de Warenne, who also owned Stamford
1218 Rich woolman, John de Ferrour grazed animals in the Earl's Fields and owned 4 shops in Grantham


1209 Pope excommunicates John
1215 Magna Carta drawn up by Barons and the Archbishop of Canterbury to limit the King’s power
1216 -1272 Henry III king - he supported learning, the arts and architecture.
1216 John dies at Newark Castle
1233 Barons revolt against the King


Henry III Crowned 1216 Died 1272 1258 First English Parliament Plantagenet