Berkhamsted Castle | Edward I holds Parliament at Ashridge

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1290: Edward I holds Parliament at Ashridge

In medieval England, the English Parliament has no permanent home, sitting wherever the king decides. In 1290 Edward I (King of England 1272–1307) holds his Parliament at Ashridge. He also grants the Manor of Berkhamsted to Queen Margaret

 
 

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