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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 178

Λ.η. 1085. WILLIAM CONFERS BISHOPRICS. 167 fions, rents, exactions, or hospices,72 both as regards myself and my deans and archdeacons, as well as the vicars and servants of us all. I do also forbid, under penalty of excommunication, that any person shall annoy them or their clergy, upon any pretence whatever, or compel them to go to synods or chapters, unless they shall be willing so to do of their own accord. But if any one shaB have any complaint against them or theirs, let him repair to the court of Saint Cuthbert at Durham, that he may there receive such redress as he is entitled to. For, aB the tiberties and dignities whieh I or my successors shall be entitled to in our own churches or in our lands, we do freely grant for ever unto them and Saint Cuthbert in aB their churches and lands, and without any deceit or gainsaying, I do, on behalf of myself and my successors, confirm the free and quiet possession thereof." In the year 1084, pope HUdebrand, who was also caBed Gregory, departed this Mfe. "WiBiam, king of the EngBsh, levied upon every hide of land throughout England the sum of six shillings. In the year 1085, Edmund, abbat of Pershore, a man of remarkable virtue, departed this Bfe on the seventeenth day before the calends of July, being the Lord's day. In the same year, Canute, son of Sweyn, king of the Danes, prepared, with a strong fleet and the aid of his father-in-law, Eobert, earl of Flanders, whose daughter he had married, to invade England ; whereupon, king William, having levied many thousand soldiers throughout the whole of Gaul, foot and archers, and taking some from Normandy, in the autumn returned to England, and dispersing them throughout the whole kingdom, commanded the bishops, abbats, earls, barons, sheriffs, and royal baiUffs to supply them with provisions. But when he learned that his enemies were checked,73 he sent back part of his army, and part he retained with himseB throughout the whole of the winter, and held his court at Gloucester during the Nativity of our Lord ; in which place he gave bishoprics to his three chaplains, namely, that of London to Maurice, that of Thetford to WiBiam, and. that of Chester to Eobert. 72 " Hospitio." A right on the part of certain persons to demand entertainment in religious houses. 73 Because there was a mutiny in the Danish fleet, which ended in the King being slain by his soldiers.

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