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The Consecration of the Chapel and the Death of St Richard

Thomas Becket killed in Canterbury Cathedral
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London Bridge construction in stone started
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St Edmund born at Abingdon
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Glass windows introduced
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Saladin recaptures Jerusalem – catalyst for Third Crusade
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St Edmund studied grammar at Oxford
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Henry II dies
Richard I becomes king
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Opening of Third Crusade
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St Edmund studied arts in Paris
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Richard I held for ransom
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Richard I returned to England
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St Edmund becomes Regent of Arts at Oxford
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Monasteries and friaries dissolved
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St Richard born at Droitwich
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Richard I dies
John becomes king
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De Burgh had founded the Maison Dieu in Dover
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Stephen Langton becomes Archbishop of Canterbury
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Cambridge University founded
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St Edmund returns from study in Paris - becomes Regent of Theology at Oxford
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Magna Carta signed
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John dies
Henry III becomes king
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St Richard studied at Oxford
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St Richard studied in Paris
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St Edmund becomes Treasurer of Salisbury Cathedral and Rector of Caine
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St Richard becomes Regent of Arts at Oxford
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St Richard studied Cannon Law in Bologna
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St Edmund preached Crusade
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St Richard becomes Chancellor of Edmund, Archbishop of Canterbury
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St Edmund becomes Archbishop of Canterbury
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Henry III marries Eleanor of Provence
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St Edmund met Papal Legate Otto at Dover
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St Edmund visits the Pope in Rome
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St Edmund dies at Soisy
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St Richard becomes parish priest at Deal, Kent
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Ralph Nevill, Bishop of Chichester, dies
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Council of Lyons opened by Innocent IV
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St Edmund cannonised
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St Richard dies in Dover, Kent
St Edmund's Chapel mentioned for first time
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The Mad Parliament
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St Richard is cannonised at Viterbo by Urban IV
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Westminster Abbey rebuilt
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Ralph Bocking publishes Life of St Richard
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Henry III dies
Edward I becomes king
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Ralph Bocking publishes Life of St Richard
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St Richard's body moved to Chichester Cathdral
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In 1544 St Edmund's Chapel is commandeered by Henry VIII troops and is no longer used as a place of worship.


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