Medieval Church

Events

First Salisbury cathedral built

1092

In 1092, the first Salisbury cathedral was built in Old Sarum

Water shortage problems

1220

In 1220, due to water shortage problems, the second Salisbury cathedral was consecrated at New Sarum

Thomas Aquinas

1225

Thomas Aquinas was born, an Italian priest and an innovator in theology and philosophy

Thomas Aquinas Dies

1274

Thomas Aquinas, age 49, died

John Wycliffe

1324

John Wycliffe (Wyclif), was born, the first person to translate the bible to English

Second Salisbury Cathedral

1330

The construction of the Salisbury Cathedral at New Sarum is finalised

John Wycliffe dies

1384

John Wycliffe, age 60, died

Joan of Arc

1412

Joan of Arc, “maiden of Orleans”, was born, known for her work in the Hundred Years War

Joan of Arc dies

1431

Joan of Arc, aged 19, is condemned heretic and is executed