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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 186

A D. 1092. ILLÎÎESS OF KING WILLIAM. 175 the rafters in the same order in which they had been originally inserted in the roof, so deep in the ground, that of some of them only the seventh, of some the eighth part, was visible ; and yet they were seven or eight and twenty feet in length. After this, the king returned from Northumbria through Mercia into Wessex, and kept the duke with him till nearly the Nativity of our Lord, but was not willing to fulfil the treaty that had been made between them. The duke being greatly annoyed at this, on the tenth day before the calends of January, returned to Normandy with the Clito Edgar. At this period, according to the reports in England, there were two so-called popes of Rome, who, disagreeing as to their right to the title, divided the church of Cod into two parties; these were Urban, who was formerly called Odo, bishop of Ostia, and Clement, whose former name was Wibert, archbishop of Ravenna ; this matter, not to speak of other parts of the world, had so greatly occupied the attention of the ehurch of England for many years, that from the time that Gregory, also called Hildebrand, departed this life, up to the present period, it had refused to pay obedience or make submission to any pope ; Italy and France, however, acknowledged Urban as the vicar of Saint Peter. In the year 1092, the greater part of the city of London was destroyed by fire. On the nones of April, being the second day of the week, Osmund, bishop of Salisbury, with the assistance of \ralceliine, bishop of Winchester, and of John, bishop of Bath, dedicated the church which he had built within the castle of Salisbury. Bishop Remigius also, who, with the sanction of king WiBiam the Elder, had changed the seat of his bishopric from Dorchester91 to Lincoln, wished to dedicate the church which he had buBt there, and which was weB worthy of the bishop's chair, as he perceived that the day of his death was close at hand. But Thomas, the archbishop of York, firmly opposed him, and asserted that the church was buUt in his province. King William the Younger, however, in consideration of a sum of money which Remigius gave him, gave orders to the bishops of nearly the whole of England to meet together on the seventh day before the ides of May and consecrate the church; but, two days before the time appointed, 91 In Oxfordshire.

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