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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 268



A.D. 1161. TREATY BETWEEN HENRY AND LOUTS. 257 a large army, laid siege to Toulouse, and although he sat before it for a long time, and wasted his treasure in various expenses, still he was able to effect nothing there, and, without gaining his object, took bis departure. In this expedition died William, earl of Boulogne, son of king Stephen, and Hamo, son of the earl of Gloucester, with many others. On his return from this expedition, Malcolm, king of Scotland, was knighted by Henry, king of the English, at Tours. In the year of grace 1160, being the sixth year of the reign of king Henry, son of the empress Matilda, Malcolm, king of the Scots, returned to his country from the expedition against Toulouse. On his arrival at the city called Perth, earl Feretach and five other earls being enraged against the king, because he had marched against Toulouse, laid siege to the city of Perth, and attempted to seize the person of the king, but were not able. On three different occasions, king Malcolm with a great army invaded GaBoway, and at last conquered it. In the same year, king Malcolm gave his sister Margaret in marriage to Conan, duke of Bretagne. In the year of grace 1161, being the seventh year of the reign of king Henry, son of the empress Matilda, that king and Louis, king of the Franks, disagreed respecting some divisions of their territories, and the castles of Gisors and Neafle, which at that time were in the hands of Louis, king of the Franks, and which the said king Henry, claimed as properly belonging to his dukedom of Normandy. But shortly after they came to terms on these conditions : that the king of France should give his two daughters, whom he had had by his wife, the daughter of the king of Spain, (the name of one of whom was Margaret, and of the other Alice,) in marriage to the two sons of king Henry, namely, Henry and Bichard, tvho were as yet but little children ; that he should deliver the before-named castles of Gisors and Neafle into the hands of the Templars for safe custody, until such time as his above-named daughters should be married to the said sons of king Henry, and that it should be arranged with them, that is to say, with Eobert de Pirou and Tostes de Saint Omer, that when Margaret, the daughter of the king of France, had been married to Henry, the son of the king of England, they ehould deliver up to king Henry both the castles. These terms being agreed to on both sides, and confirmed by VOL. I. S


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