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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 198

A.D. 1098. ANTIOCU" TAKEN BY ΤΠΕ CHRISTIANS. 187 Shortly after this, a inisunderstanding arose between the king and Anselm, the archbishop of Canterbury, because, from the time he was made archbishop, he had not been allowed to hold a synod and correct the evils which had sprung up throughout England ; on which he crossed the sea, and remaining for a time in France, afterwards proceeded to pope Urban at Rome. About the time of the feast of Saint Andrew, the king set out from England for Normandy. On the second day before the calends of January, Baldwin, abbat of the monastery of Saint Edmund, a man of exemplary piety and of French extraction, departed this life. In the year 1098, on the third day before the nones of January, being Sunday, Valcelline, the bishop of Winchester, departed this life. In the spring of this year, William the Younger, king of the English, subdued the city which is called Le Mans, and by force reduced a great part of that province to subjection. In the meantime, Hugh, earl of Shrewsbury, and with him Hugh, earl of Chester, made a descent upon the island of Mevania, which is usually called Anglesey, with a body of troops, and slew many of the Welch whom they there captured, and of others they cut off the hands or feet, and then, depriving them of their virility, put out their eyes. A certain priest also, named Kenred, a man of advanced age, from whom the Welch had received advice in their affairs, they dragged out of his church, and, having deprived him of his virility and put out one of his eyes, cut out his tongue ; but, on the third day after, by the Divino mercy,his speech was restored to him. At this period, Magnus, king of Norway, son of king Olaf, the son of king Harold Harfager, wishing to add tho islands of Orkney and Anglesey to his realms, came thither,'1 with a few ships ; but, on his making an attempt to land, Hugh, earl of Shrewsbury, accompanied by a great number of armed kiyights, met him on the sea-shore ; and, according to general report, being struck by an arrow from the king's own hand, was slain on the seventh day after he had exercised his cruelty on the above-named priest. On the third day before the nones of July, being the fourth day of the week, the city of Antioch was taken by the Christians ; a few days after which, the spear with which, while 31 To the isle of Anglesey.

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