Speed dating church dublin
The crossroads in the centre of town is where it crosses the old Icknield Way.
C 410 The last of the Romans leave the area 571 The Saxons raid and destroy Durocobrivis 921 The Danes raid and destroy the Saxon village built on the site of Durocobrivis 1086 The enumerators sent by William the Conqueror find nothing but burnt ruins on the site of the present Dunstable, so do not mention it in the Domesday Book.
In return he is “to find for the prior fitting entertainment (lodgings), three times a year, if he comes with four horses, or twice a year if he comes with six horses”. Richard, canon of Merton, is made Prior of Dunstable. Fremund are brought from Oxfordshire to Dunstable Priory.
Fremund was said to have been a prince, son of the Mercian King Offa, and to have fought against the Danes.
1204 Site of the former palace at Kingsbury is given to the Priory by King John.
1205 Sir Gaufridus le Cauceis grants the Church of Bradeburn (Derbyshire) with its chapels etc., for the support of the hospice at Dunstable.
1123 King Henry I and his court spend Christmas at Kingsbury, Dunstable.
1125 Work has started by this date on building the Augustinian Priory at Dunstable.
1223 Robert Ranulph, chancellor to Henry I, falls from his horse and breaks his neck on a hill near Dunstable. Master Richard of Stanford is managing the school at Dunstable when a fight breaks out between the scholars and burgesses.
Mossy, a Jew, unsuccessfully sues the prior for £700.
His friends pay the king a mark of gold and £100 to save him from hanging for forgery.
The signature of Bernard, Dunstable's first Prior, appears this year on a document at Aldgate monastery, which looked upon Dunstable as its daughter foundation.
1130 A payment of one penny a day is authorised for a steward to look after the house (royal residence) when the King is not here.