Category Bishops of Lincoln

Crowland Abbey in the 15th century

Between 1378 and 1427 Crowland – then named Croyland – was engaged in a succession of lawsuits about its possessions in the marshes. At Whitsuntide 1394 the ‘Men of Deeping’ had invaded the marshlands and destroyed a cross at Kenulfston. Abbot Thomas went to London to lay his grievance before the King and, mainly due […]