1250s in England
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Events from the 1250s in England.
Monarch - Henry III
- 11 February - Parliament is summoned, for the first time including elected representatives; two knights from each shire.
- 1 April - Treaty of Toledo ensures peace between England and Castile.
- 26 April - A Parliament assembles which refuses to grant a subsidy to Henry III.
- 10 October - Edward Plantagenet marries Eleanor of Castile. His father Henry III had demanded the marriage in exchange of ending the war with her brother Alfonso X of Castile.
- Llewelyn the Last becomes sole ruler of northern Wales.
- August - Henry III has his supporters put in control of the Scottish regency council.
- In an example of blood libel, nineteen Jews of Lincoln are executed on suspicion of being involved in a boy's murder.
- King Louis IX of France gifts Henry with an elephant, which he keeps in the Tower of London.
- Approximate date - Benedictine cell established on the Farne Islands.
- 2 May - Simon de Montfort, together with six other barons, forces King Henry III to accept legal reforms.
- 12 June - Provisions of Oxford enacted, creating an elected Council of barons to advise the King.
- 27 October–4 November - The Oxford Parliament assembles, with Peter de Montfort presiding.
- Irish, assisted by Scottish gallowglasses, halt the English advance westward through Ireland.
- Consecration of the newly rebuilt Salisbury Cathedral.
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