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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 409

398 ANNALS OF B0GEE DE HOTEDES. A.D. 1175. the abbats of the province of Canterbury ; and they held a great synod on the election of a pastor to the pontifical see of the church of Norwich, and on the election of pastors to the abbeys which were then vacant throughout England ; namely, the abbey of Grimsby, the abbey of Croyland, the abbey of Thorney, the abbey of "Westminster, the abbey of Saint Augustine, at Canterbury, the abbey of Battle, the abbey of Hyde at Winchester, the abbey of Abingdon, the abbey of Abbotsbury, and the abbey of Michelney.60 John of Oxford, the king's clerk, was elected to the bishopric of Norwich, and was consecrated by Bichard, archbishop of Canterbury. The abbeys before-mentioned were also distributed among religious men, as seemed good to our lord the king and the above-named archbishop. In the same year, pope Alexander confirmed the election of Geoffrey, bishop elect of Lincoln. In this year, also, the king, the father, impleaded aB the clergy and laity of his kingdom who, in the time of the wars, had committed offences against him in his forests, and as to the taking of venison, and exacted fines of them all, although Bichard de Lucy gave a warranty that aB this was done with his sanction, and by command of the king, sent from beyond sea. After this, the two kings proceeded to York, where they were met by William, king of the Scots, and his brother David, together with nearly the whole of the bishops and abbats, and other principal men of his dominions. And at this place was renewed the treaty and final reeoneiBation which the said king of Scotland had made with his lord the king of England, the father, at Falaise, whBe he was his prisoner, in presence of the king, his son, Boger, archbishop of York, Hugh, bishop of Durham, and the earls and barons of England, as also of the bishops and abbats, earls and barons of the kingdom of Scotland. This charter of confirmation thereof was read to the foBowing effect in the church of Saint Peter, at York :— " WiBiam, king of Scotland, becomes the Begeman of our lord the king, against aB the men of Scotland and for all the rest of his dominions ; and has done fealty to him as his liege lord, in the same manner in which other men, his own liegemen, are wont to do unto himself. In Bke manner he has done homage 611 In Somersetshire.

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