Help us create a biggest collection of medieval chronicles and manuscripts on line.
#   A   B   C   D   E   F   G   H   I   J   K   L   M   N   O   P   Q   R   S   T   U   V   W   X   Y   Z 
Medieval chronicles, historical sources, history of middle ages, texts and studies

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


Sir John Froissart's Chronicles of England, France, Spain and the Ajoining Countries from the latter part of the reign of Edward II to the coronation of Henry IV in 12 volumes 

Chronicles of Enguerrand De Monstrelet (Sir John Froissart's Chronicles continuation) in 13 volumes 

  Previousall pages


Roger De Hoveden
The Annals vol.2., From A.D. 1180 To A.D. 1201.
page 64

A.D . 1187. PEACE IS MADE BETWEEN PHILIP AND HENRY. 63 longed for the three years next ensuing ; to which proposition king Guido, by the advice of the Templars, assented, although it was evident to him that there would shortly come a vast number of pilgrims, both from England and other kingdoms, in consequence of the preaching of the Patriarch. Accordingly, ' after Easter, there came to Jerusalem an immense multitude of men-at-arms and other pilgrims ; but as the truce had been prolonged, very few of them chose to remain. However, Roger de Mowbray and Hugh de Beauchamp remained there in the service of God. In the year of grace 1187, being the thirty-third year of the reign of king Henry, son of the empress Matilda, that king was at Guilford, in England, on the day of the Nativity of our Lord. In the same year, after the Nativity of our Lord, pope Urban sent to England Octavianus, a cardinal-subdeacon of the Holy Church of Borne, and with him Hugh de Nunant, to whom he gave the legateship to Ireland, for the purpose of there crowning John, the king's son ; but our lord the king put off that coronation, and took the before-named legates with him to Normandy, to a conference to be held between himself and Philip, king of France. Accordingly, the king of England erossed over and landed at "Witsand, in Flanders, and with him the legates before-named, and shortly after, a conference was held between him and the king of France at Vè Saint Bemy, but they could come to no agreement, in consequence of the exorbitant demands made by the king of France, and parted without any hopes of peace and reconciliation. In the same year, after Pentecost, Philip, king of France, levying a large army, besieged Eichard and John, the sons of the king of England, in Chateau Baoul ; hearing of which, the king of England came thither with a great army to succour his sons so besieged. On this, the king of France met him with his army, and drew up his troops in battle array ; but, by the mercy of God and the injunction of Urban the Supreme Pontiff, and by the advice of the archbishops, bishops, and other influential men of both kingdoms, they agreed to a truce for two years, and that the king of France should hold Yssoudon and Urse de Fretteval till the end of the truce ; and upon these terms they desisted from hostilities and returned home. Alter peace was thus made, Bichard, earl of Poitou, remained with the king of France, though much against the wiU of

  Previous First Next  

"Medievalist" is an educational project designed as a digital collection of chronicles, documents and studies related to the middle age history. All materials from this site are permitted for non commersial use unless otherwise indicated. If you reduplicate documents from here you have to indicate "Medievalist" as a source and place link to us.