Lynn has a charter of 1216, given by King John, and preserves a sword and a cup alleged to have been given by him.
In 1210 he was in favour with King John, from whom he received a pension, and whom he accompanied to Ireland.
At the first rehearsals of "King John" I could not do anything right.
While his father, King John, was all the while living happily in England, surrounded by abundance and love!
It was just like King John to do it, but what he did at Gomshall only tradition knows.
The possession of these rights was confirmed by King John in the first year of his reign.