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Roger De Hoveden The Annals vol.1., From A.D. 732 To A.D. 1180.


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Roger De Hoveden
The Annals vol.1., From A.D. 732 To A.D. 1180.
page 126

a.d. 1000. MACHETAD SENDS MONEY TO HOME. 115 fleet he ordered to return home, retaining only a few ships with him. When word was brought to the king that Osgod Clapa lay at XJlps with twenty-nine91 ships, he recalled as many as he could of the ships that he had sent away ; on which, Osgod, having fetched away his wife, whom he had sent to Bruges, returned to Denmark with six ships ; but the others, going to Essex, returned, carrying off no little booty from the neighbourhood of Eadulph's Promontory. But in returning, they were overtaken by a violent storm, which sank them aU, except two, that were taken in the parts beyond sea, when all were slain who were found on board of them. While these things were going on, earl Sweyn came to Pcvensey, and with deceitful intent, requested his cousin, earl Beom, to go with him to the harbour of Sandwich, and, as he had promised, reconcile the king to him. Beom, trusting in his relationship, and taking with him but three companions, set out with him ; on which, Sweyn took him to Bosanham,92 where his ships were, and putting him on board, instantly ordered him to be strongly fettered, and kept him there with him until he came to Dartmouth, where having slain him, and thrown him into a deep ditch, and covered him with earth, the six ships left him ; two of which were shortly afterwards taken by the men of Hastings, who, having slain those on board of them, carried the ships to Sandwich, and there presented them to the king. Sweyn, however, flying to Flanders, with two ships, remained there until Aldred, the bishop of Worcester, brought him back, and reconcUed the king to him. In the same year, at the request of the abbat Herimar, a man of exemplary piety, Saint Leo the pope came to France, having in his retinue the governor and all the dignitaries of Hie city of Bomc, and dedicated the monastery of Saint Ee-migius, the apostle of the Franks, which had been built at Bheims, with the greatest pomp ; and afterwards held a great synod of archbishops, bishops, and abbats, in that city, which lasted six days ; to which synod was sent, by Edward, king of the EngBsh, Aldwin, a monk of Bamsey, and abbat of the monastery of Saint Augustine. In the year 1050, ITachetad, the king of Scotland, sent money 91 The Anglo-Saxon Chronicle says thirty-nine. 93 Bosham, in Sussex.

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