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1328 -1335 John - Vicar of North Grantham
1330 1330 Second storey put in North Porch. Sacred Relics displayed in upper room with two staircases for the entry and exit of the many pilgrims, the roof was raised and the heavily decorated doorway into the church much mutilated. More info
1335 -1352 Robert of Wilyen - Vicar of South Grantham
1335 -1345 Henry of Pirie - Vicar of North Grantham
1345 -1349 Thomas of Chelry - Vicar of North Grantham
1349 -1376 Geoffrey of Wilyen, priest - Vicar of North Grantham
1350 The Guild of Corpus Christi chapel was used by the town’s administration for municipal elections and specifically to elect the new Alderman or mayor. More info
1350 Small altars and chapels all round the church were used by the chantries and guild.
1350 Stone rood screen built from North to south across the church interior. On top were a crucifix, an altar and figures of Mary and John , all donated by a rich wool merchant named Roger of Woolsthorpe. A stone staircase still remains.
1350 Lady Chapel built over two vaulted crypts whose access was from the churchyard. In the crypt, the medieval stone altar and footplace are still in position. More info
1352 -1377 John of Kelby - Vicar of South Grantham
1362 tomb of Richard de Salteby who controlled customs from Boston to Grimsby


1327 Grantham Bailiffs went to York to consult with the King
1328 a hospital founded - St. Margaret's (possibly a leper hospital?)
1329 Walter Pigot, earliest recorded master of grammar school
1350 Present gateway of the Angel built showing heads of Edward III and Queen Philippa on the hood-mould.
1359 King John of France, captured at Poitiers, slept at Grantham on his way from Hereford to Somerton Castle (3 August )
1371 Robert Brown & Hugh Oky accused of overcharging for corn
1371 Robert de Rippingale, a carpenter fined for paying wages that were too high- 6d a day
1371 Thomas de Stafford selling Gascony wine at 14d a gallon - others sold at 12d


1327 -1377 Edward III
1337 1337 Hundred Years War against France
1348 Battle of Crecy - Victory over France
1348 Order of the Garter founded. St. George proclaimed England’s patron Saint.
1348 1348 The Black Death. Decimated the population. Restricted commerce and trade.
1350 Wool trade in decline.
1362 English decreed official language of courts and parliament


Edward III Crowned 1327 Died 1377 1347-1351 Black Death Plantagenet