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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 103

ANNALS OP BOQEB BE HOTEBEN. A.D. 118S. became subject to our sway ? Too well is this known to the kings in whose blood the Roman sword has been so often drenched; you too, God willing, shall learn by experience what our conquering eagles, what the troops of the various nations can effect. You shall now become acquainted with the rage of Germany, who even in peace brandishes her arms—the untamed head of the Rhine93—the youths who know not how to flee—the tall Bavarian—the cunning Swede—wary France—cautious England —Albania94—Cambria—Saxony, that sports with the sword— Thuringia—Westphalia—active Brabant—Lorraine, unused to peace—restless Burgundy—the nimble inhabitants of the Alps —Frisonia, darting on with javelin and thong—Bohemia,95 delighted at braving death—Polonia, fiercer than her own wBd beasts—Austria—Styria98—Rutonia—the parts of IByria— Lombardy—Tuscany—the March of Ancona97—the pirate of Venice—the sailor of Pisa ; and lastly also, you shaB learn how effectuaBy our own right hand, which yon suppose to be enfeebled by old age, has learned to brandish the sword on that day full of reverence and gladness which has been ap pointed for the triumph of the cause of Christ." In the same year, on the feast of Saint Thomas the Apostle, before the Nativity of our Lord, WBliam, bishop of Winchester, departed this life. In the same year also, Frederic, emperor of the Romans, having given his kingdom of Germany to his son Henry, leaving his city, which is called Rainesburg, being unwBling to trust himself to the whods and waves, determined to proceed by land ; and when he arrived at Constantinople, the emperor Isaac received him very courteously, and suppBed him and his people with all necessaries. After this, with a strong hand and outstretched arm, he passed through the territory of the sultan of Iconium, and when he had come into Armenia, the territory of Rupin de Lamontaigne, at a river which bears the name of Salef, when half of his army had forded the stream, he, while accompanyingthe rest, 8 3 " Regni," " of the kingdom," in the text, is clearly erroneous. 94 85 Probably Scotland. In this and the next instance we have adopted the words of Roger of Wendover, instead of those in our author, which are '· Reemia," and " Boemia." It seems impossible to say what country is meant by " Reemiaj" but it is most probably a misprint. 8 6 Incorrectly in the text, " Frisia." 8 7 This absolutely stands in the text as " Amonitana Narcia," instead of " Anconitana Marcia ! ! "

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