|1131||Rievaulx Abbey founded|
|The Cistercian abbey of Rievaulx was founded.|
|1142||Dundrennan Abbey founded|
|David I, King of the Scots may have been involved in the foundation of this Cistercian abbey in Scotland. The founding monks probably came from Rievaulx.|
|1143||Revesby Abbey founded|
|A new Cistercian abbey was founded by monks from Rievaulx in this year. The abbey was founded by William de Roumare I, earl of Lincoln and the first abbot was Ailred, who moved back to Rievaulx in 1146 to become the head of that abbey.|
|1230||Rievaulx Abbey rebuilding work|
|Rebuilding work commenced at Rievaulx Abbey.|
|1322||Oct||Edward almost captured|
|After returning from Scotland, Edward and Queen Isabella rested at Rievaulx Abbey in Yorkshire. The Scots were still nearby and met the English army led by the Earl of Richmond near Old Byland. The Scots defeated the English army and Edward had to flee to escape capture. Isabella too escaped.|
Episode: Robert the Bruce
Take control of a medieval trebuchet to destroy the enemy castle and capture their flag.
Transport yourself back up to a thousand years and explore historical buildings as they may have appeared in the past.