Mossy, a Jew, unsuccessfully sues the prior for £700.
His friends pay the king a mark of gold and £100 to save him from hanging for forgery.
In return he is “to find for the prior fitting entertainment (lodgings), three times a year, if he comes with four horses, or twice a year if he comes with six horses”. Richard, canon of Merton, is made Prior of Dunstable. Fremund are brought from Oxfordshire to Dunstable Priory.
Fremund was said to have been a prince, son of the Mercian King Offa, and to have fought against the Danes.
1217 Itinerant justices come to Dunstable and take the people's oath of allegiance to Henry III. The prior enforces his claims of tithe of hay against many parishioners.
The English barons with Louis, Dauphin of France, in arms against the king, halt for a night in Dunstable after their defeat at Lincoln, and badly damage the church. Robert, Bishop of Lismore, and Hugh, Bishop of Lincoln, at Dunstable.
1185 Thomas, the Prior of Dunstable, borrows £50 from Aaron of Lincoln, a Jewish moneylender.
The canons build an almonry (for the distribution of alms).1151 About this date ownership of Ruxox (Flitwick), a chapel of ease for those a long way from church, is given to Dunstable Priory by Philip de Sanvill.