Twenty-four hours later, Richard I found out about the riots and ordered that the Jews be protected.
As soon as Richard I left to join the Crusade in 1190, riots began again throughout England.
Once Jews returned in the 16 century, however, they became more and more integrated into society.
England was, for a time, one of the most religiously tolerant countries in Europe.
The Jewish experience in the United Kingdom [England, Wales and Northern Ireland] is one of the longest in the world.
Anglo-Jewry faced increasing persecution from its entrance into England in 1066 until the expulsion of 1290.
Led by Richard Malebys, a noble indebted to the Jews, the mob besieged the castle.
The Jews had little rations and many killed themselves.
These charges were repeated in Gloucester (in 1168), Bury St.On March 16, the citadel was captured and those Jews left alive were murdered.