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Roger De Hoveden
The Annals vol.2., From A.D. 1180 To A.D. 1201.


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Roger De Hoveden
The Annals vol.2., From A.D. 1180 To A.D. 1201.
page 24

A.D. I 183. PERFIDIOUS CONDUCT OF THE YOUNG XIKO. the castle ; in consequence of which, he and his son Richard were obliged to depart. After this, our lord the king effected an entrance into the city of Limoges ; but when he was departing therefrom, for the purpose of conversing with his sons in a fatherly manner, in presence of his sons, the garrison of the castle before-mentioned aimed their deadly arrows; in consequence of which, they wounded the horse which bore the king, the father, in the head, and if the horse had not lifted its head just at the approach of the arrow, it would have pierced the king's breast to a considerable depth. This his sons Henry and Geoffrey thinking lightly of, took no pains to punish the offender ; and, notwithstanding, returned to the deadly foes of their lord and father. Shortly after, the king, the son, came to his father, and promised him, that, if the barons of Aquitaine would not come to his feet to sue for peace, he would utterly abandon them, and return to obedience to him under all circumstances. On this, the king the father, being moved at the entreaties of his son, again made promise of the peace which he had previously promised to the barons. Wherefore, the king the son, as he said, went to his brother Geoffrey and the barons of Aquitaine, and, returning from them to' his father, asserted that they were utterly disobedient and rebellious, for which reason, he had returned to his duty and obedience to his father's will. This, however, as appeared in the sequel, was done fraudulently, in order that in the meantime the perfidious race of the Brabanters, and Geoffrey, that son of perdition, might with lawless violence the more easily ravage his father's territories, and nefariously lay them waste, carrying off the ornaments of the churches, burning towns and villages to the ground, emptying the fields and the sheepfolds by their ravages, so as to cause utter destruction in every quarter; sparing neither age, nor sex, nor rank, nor the religious profession ; on the contrary, as it appeared, aiming at the perpetration of homicide, sacrilege, and rapine alone. Shortly after these things had taken place, the king, the son, on hearing what had been done by his brother Geoffrey, told his father, that whatever he had done in this matter had been done by the counsel of his brother Geoffrey, and giving his arms and his horse in his father's charge, remained with him some days. But after he had eaten at the same table with his father, and had dipped his hands into the same

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