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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 118



A.D. 1189. THE COEONATIOÎT OP KING EICHAED. 117 Worcester, John, bishop of Exeter, Beginald, bishop of Bath, John, bishop of Norwich, Sefrid, bishop of Chichester, Gflbert, bishop of Rochester, Peter, bishop of Saint David's, the bishop of Saint Asaph, the bishop of Bangor, Albinus, bishop of Perns, and Concord, bishop of Aghadœ, whBe nearly aB the abbats, priors, earls, and barons of England were present. The Order of the Coronation of Richard, King of England. Pirst came the bishops, abbats, and large numbers of the clergy, wearing sBken hoods, preceded by the cross, taper-bearers, censers, and holy water, as far as the door of the king's inner chamber ; where they received the before-named duke, and escorted him to the church of Westminster, as far as the high altar, in solemn procession, with chaunts of praise, whBe aB the way along which they went, from the door of the king'schambertothe altar, was covered with woollen cloth. The order of the procession was as foBows : First came the clergy in their robes, carrying holy water, and the cross, tapers, and censers. Next came the priors, then the abbats, and then the bishops, in the midst of whom walked four barons, bearing four candlesticks of gold ; after whom came Godfrey de Lucy, bearing the king's cap [of maintenance], and John Marshal by him, carrying two great and massive spurs of gold. After these came WiBiam Marshal, earl of StriguB, bearing the royal sceptre of gold, on the top of which was a cross of gold, and by him WiBiam Fitz-Patnck, earl of Salisbury, bearing a rod of gold, having on its top a dove of gold. After them came David, earl of Huntingdon, brother of the king of Scotland, John, carl of Mortaigne, the duke's brother, and Robert, earl of Leicester, carrying three golden swords from the king's treasury, the scabbards of which were worked aB over with gold ; the earl of Mortaigne walking in the · middle. Next came six earls and six barons, carrying on their shoulders a very large chequer, upon which were placed the royal arms and robes ; and after them William de MandevBle, earl of Aumarle, carrying a great and massive crown of gold, decorated on every side with precious stones. Next came Richard, duke of Normandy, Hugh, bishop of Durham, walking at his right hand, and Beginald, bishop of Bath, at his left, and four barons holding over them a canopy of silk on four lofty spears. Then ioBowed a great number of earls, barons,


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