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King’s Lynn and West Norfolk

King’s Lynn timeline

With thanks to King’s Lynn Online

1000 to 1499

  • 1086 – First mention of Lynn in Domesday Book.
  • 1101 – St Margaret’s Church founded.
  • 1204 – First Borough charter from King John.
  • 1216 …
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Greenland  Fishery’s Hanseatic League Day
1 year ago

Greenland Fishery’s Hanseatic League Day

21°, the day after the royal wedding and the scene was well set for socialising and celebrating King’s Lynn’s history on ‘Hanse Day’. Among the visitors were a family from …
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The Greenland Fishery is in King’s Lynn
4 years ago

The Greenland Fishery is in King’s Lynn

King’s Lynn is Norfolk’s third largest town. Straddling the River Great Ouse, a mile or so from The Wash, it’s an ancient port, that did well because of it’s position …
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