Cartmel Priory

Cartmel Priory

Cartmel has been celebrating the 800th anniversary of the man who founded Cartmel Priory.

The church was founded in 1189 by Sir William Marshall on land recently granted to him by King Henry II.

He became a famous medieval figure who was later involved with the Magna Carter.

William Marshall still has a bearing on the nations’ laws and governments to this day.

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