Five Interesting Events from Portsmouth’s History

Author: Abby Bass

Five Interesting Events f...

From the establishment of Portsmouth as a market-town in 1194 to the opening of Spinnaker Tower, Portsmouth has a long and interesting history. The Royal Charter of 1194 On the 2nd May 1194, Richard I granted Portsmouth a Royal Charter and market-town status because of the importance of the port on the south coast. This […]