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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 467

456 ANNALS OF UOGER BE HOVEDEN. A.D. 1 177. and legate of the Apostolic See, having completed the business of his legateship in Ireland, came back to England, and, with the safe conduct of our lord the king, returned to Scotland, and, holding a synod at the castle of Edinburgh, suspended from the pontifical office Christian, bishop of "Whitherne, because he had refused to come to the synod so held by him ; but the bishop of "Whitherne did not take any notice of the suspension, being protected by Eoger, archbishop of York, whose suffragan he was. After this, our lord the king came to Marlborough, where the king gave to Philip de Braose aB the kingdom of Limerick, for the service of sixty knights, to hold of him and of his son John ; for Hubert and "William, the brothers of Reginald, earl of CornwaB, and Joslan de la Punterai,1 their nephew, dccBned to accept the gtft of that kingdom, because it was not yet reduced into possession. For Monoderus,2 who was the king of Limerick, and had done homage for it to the king of England, having been slain by some of his courtiers, one of his issue, a powerful and active man, invaded the kingdom of Limerick, gained possession of it, and ruled it with a strong hand, acknowledging no subjection to the king of England, and refusing to obey his officers, because of their faithless conduct, and the evils they had inflicted on the people of Ireland without their deserving them. The king of Cork, also, and many other wealthy persons in Ireland, rose in rebeBion against the king of England and his officers ; and their last doings were still worse than their former ones, as they feB to slaughtering one another. In this year, the relics of Saint Amphibalus and his companions were discovered through a revelation from heaven, and were translated to St. Albans, on the seventh day before the calends of July, being Saturday. In the same year, queen Margaret, the wife of the king, the son, being pregnant, went to her father, the king of France, and, on arriving at Paris, was deBvered of a stiB-born son. The Franks, however, asserted that this son of the king was born alive and was baptized, and named "WiBiam. In the same year, on the thirteenth day 1 He is called Jollan de la Primerai in p. 454. Holinshed calls him John de la Pumeray. 1 He is called " Monocnlus" hy Holinshed, who gives as the reason, " because he had but one eye.

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