1276 Held by the Crown.
1277 Recorded as being made a Palace.
1279-1281 Private rooms were included for King Edward and his wife.
1299 Edward I and his new Queen, Margaret of France celebrated All Saints Day at the Palace. The celebration was also attended by Aymon, Count of Savoy, Bishop of Norwich, John Salmon, and John of Berkhamsted, Abbot of St. Albans.
13th C Medieval Royal palace.
1302 Granted by Edward I to his son, Prince Edward.
1307 Prince Edward was crowned Edward II.
1341 Edmund of Langley, Duke of York, the 5th son of Edward III was born at the site.
1349 The Plague: The King moved his family and his Court to the Palace.
1389-1391 Between: Visited by Geoffrey Chaucer.
1431 Damaged by fire.
1476 A banquet was held at the Palace by William Wallingford, Abbot of St. Albans.
1591 Parts of the gatehouse still stood.
1626 Charles I granted the Manor to Sir Charles Morrison.
1628 Sir Charles died and he was succeeded by his daughter, Elizabeth, who was the wife of Arthur Capell, 1st Baron Capell of Hadham.
1649 Arthur Capell, 1st Baron Capell of Hadham was beheaded by Parliament for being a Royalist.