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|KENDAL PARISH CHURCH||KENDAL & CUMBRIA||UK & WORLD|
|1087: Ivo de Talebois (1st Baron of Kendal) gave the Church of Kerchbi in Kendale to the Abbey of St Mary in York.
1189: Inhabitants of Kendal massacred in church by Duncan, Earl of Fife. Kendal under dominion of Malcolm, King of Scotland.
1190: Acard de Kirkebi-Kendale, vicar for 38 years.
1201: Present building constructed – arch over piscina found carved with this date during Victorian restoration (1829).
1228: Nicholas Son of Robert, vicar for 18 years.
1246: Roger Pepyn, vicar for 40 years.
1286: Alan de Esyngwald, vicar for 15 years.
Early Cl4: Parr Chapel built, with chantries to St Mary, St Anthony and St Christopher.
1301: Walter de Madestan, vicar for 11 years.
1312: Roger de Kirkbi, vicar for 54 years.
1366: Thomas de Leynesbury, vicar for 30 years.
1396: Thomas Greenwode, vicar for 25 years.
Late C14: South Aisle added.
|945: Dunmail, last Celtic King, defeated by Edmund of Northumbria.
1086: Kendal referred to as ‘Cherchbie’ in Doomsday Book.
1092: William Rufus established castle at Carlisle. Ivo de Taillebois granted area including Kendal.
1196: King Richard sends ‘Dickie Doodle’ to Kendal with a Royal Charter. He gets drunk and is punished in Kirkland. Escapes across Stramondgate ford. East bank folk welcome him and king jokingly suggests he sets up Doodleshire in Kendal. ‘Mayor of Doodleshire’ appointed till 1827.
1216: Carlisle captured by Scottish King Alexander II but occupation short-lived. Kendal castle surrendered to King John.
|1066: Normans invade Britain. House of Normandy. William I, reigned 11 years.
1086: Compilation of Doomsday Book.
1087: William II, reigned 13 years:
1096: Stephen, reigned 60 years:
1099: First Crusade under Godfrey of Bouillon takes Jerusalem.
1100: Henry I, reigned 33 years:
1154: House of Plantagenet. Henry II, reigned 35 years:
1161: Explosives used in warfare in China.
1170: Murder of Thomas Becket in Canterbury.
1189: Richard I, reigned 10 years.
1199: John, reigned 17 years.
1216: Henry III, reigned 56 years.
1272: Edward I, reigned 35 years.
1307: Edward II, reigned 20 years.
1314: Battle of Bannockburn. Bruce secures Scottish independance.
1327: Edward III, reigned 50 years.
1338: Beginning of 100 years War between Britain & France.
1348: Black Death reaches Europe (England 1349).
1377: Richard II, reigned 22 years.
1381: Peasants Revolt under Watt Tyler.
1399: House of Lancaster. Henry IV, reigned 14 years.