1090s in England
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Events from the 1090s in England.
Monarch - William II
- 2 February - William II invades western Normandy.
- July - Malcolm III of Scotland invades England reaching as far as Durham.
- 23 October - London Tornado of 1091: A T8/F4 tornado is recorded in London, which destroys London Bridge and badly damages St Mary-le-Bow church.
- Treaty of Caen signed by King William II of England and his brother Robert II, Duke of Normandy, dividing Normandy between them.
- William and Robert jointly invade Scotland. King Malcolm III submits.
- May - William II annexes Cumbria from the Scottish Celtic kingdom of Strathclyde and builds Carlisle Castle.
- 9 May - Lincoln Cathedral consecrated.
- 18 October - Walcher of Malvern correctly predicts the time of a lunar eclipse.
- High tides cause great flooding in Britain. The Kentish lands of Earl Godwin are inundated, becoming known as the Goodwin Sands.
- 6 March - The Frankish monk, philosopher and theologian Anselm is nominated as Archbishop of Canterbury; he is consecrated on 4 December.
- 8 April - Construction of Winchester Cathedral by Bishop Walkelin is completed.
- 11 August - Construction of Durham Cathedral begins.
- 13 November - King Malcolm III of Scotland is killed at the Battle of Alnwick during an attempted invasion of England.
- Normans occupy southern Wales, constructing Cardiff and Pembroke Castles.
- January - Robert de Mowbray, Earl of Northumberland, rebels. William II captures Newcastle upon Tyne and Bamburgh, ending the revolt.
- 25 February - A Council at Rockingham is held to resolve the dispute between Anselm and William II, but fails to do so.
- May - Papal legate forces a reconciliation between William II and Anselm.
- Teaching at what will become the University of Oxford is recorded.
- King William II takes control of the Duchy of Normandy while his brother Robert II, Duke of Normandy is on the First Crusade.
- Construction of Norwich Cathedral begun. Herbert de Losinga, first Bishop of Norwich, establishes a Benedictine priory at Norwich and, shortly afterwards, an episcopal grammar school, Norwich School.
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