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BLOSS C.A. Heroines of the Crusades


Sir John Froissart's Chronicles of England, France, Spain and the Ajoining Countries from the latter part of the reign of Edward II to the coronation of Henry IV in 12 volumes 

Chronicles of Enguerrand De Monstrelet (Sir John Froissart's Chronicles continuation) in 13 volumes 

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Heroines of the Crusades
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denied, to fly also to the court of France. Eleanor herself absconded ; but she fell soon after into the hands of her husband, by whom she was kept confined for the remain-der of his reign.—Pictorial History of England. NOTE GGG.—PAGE 187. " Turning proudly to the rebel lords."—Hoveden, and some other English writers, have recorded a story, that the Count of Tripoli and his friends proffered their allegiance to the queen, upon the reasonable condition that she should be divorced from Lusignan, and should choose such a per-son for the partner of her throne as would be able to de-fend the kingdom. She complied, and after she had been crowned, she put the diadem on thé head of Lusignan.— Mills' Crusades, p. 137. NOTE HHIL—PAGE 190. " Thy brother William and his beautiful bride."—-The Earl of Salisbury was the son of King Henry II., by fair Rosamond. His christian name was William, and his wear-ing a longer sword than was usual gave him his surname. His half brother, King Richard I., gave him in marriage Ela, eldest daughter and coheiress of William de Eureux, Earl of Salisbury and Rosemer ; and also raised him to the title of earl. Ela was granddaughter of Patrie Earl of Salisbury, murdered by Guy de Lusignan.—Mills' Cru-sades, p. 198. NOTE III.—PAGE 195. " The well Zemzem."—Zemzem is believed by the follow-ers of Mohammed, to be the identical spring which gushed forth in the wilderness for the relief of Hagar and Ishmael ; and marvellous efficacy is ascribed to its waters, in giving health to the sick, imparting strength of memory, and puri-fying from the effects of sin.—Encyclopedia. NOTE JJJ.—PAGE 200. " Pampeluna"—a city of Spain, and capital of Navarre, NOTES.

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