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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 423

and dignity. But a dispute arose bet-ween the arehbishops of Canterbury and York, which of them ought to sit on the right hand of the cardinal ; and on the archbishop of York attempting to seat himself there,84 the servants of the lord archbishop of Canterbury rushed upon him and threw him to the ground, kicked him with their feet, and tore his hood. Upon this, the people there assembled dispersed, and the cardinal took to flight and hid himself from before their faces, and thus was the council prevented from being held. But, after both sides had made appeal to the Supreme Pontiff, each of them eomplained to the king of the wrongs which he had suffered. In this year, the king, the father, was at "Winchester during the festival of Easter, and Eichard, earl of Poitou, and Geoffrey, earl of Brittany, with the permission of the king, their father, crossed over from England to Normandy. Immediately Richard, earl of Poitou, arrived in Poitou, he assembled a large army, and fought a battle with the Brabanters, between Saint Megrin and Buteville, and routed them. After this, he waged war against Aimerie, viscount de Limoges, because he had broken the peace with him. He then laid siege to a castle which is called Aesse, and took it, together with forty knights who formed its garrison. After this, he laid siege to the city of Limoges, and took it, and then proceeded to Poitou to meet the king, his brother, who had come thither to aid him ; after which they laid siege to Neufchatel,85 and took it. After its eapture, the king, his brother, was unwilling to prolong his stay with him, but, listening to bad advice, took his departure. Richard, earl of Poitou, however, now laid siege to Molineux, a castle of the viseount of Angoulême, and took it, and in it WilUam Taillefer, count of Angoulême, Bugcr, his son, and Aimeric, viseount of Limoges, the viscount of Ventadour, and the viscount of Cambanais. The count of Angoulême also delivered up to the earl of Poitou the castle of Buteville, the castle of Archiae, the castle of Montimac, the castle of Lachese, and the eastle of Melpis. 8 4 According to the account given by Gervaise he actually tried to seat himself in the lap of the archbishop of Canterbury. The translation given of it by Holinshed is highly amusing, but hardly suited to ears polite. 8 5 In Normandy, about twenty miles from Dieppe.

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