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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 204

A.D. 1191. BTJTG BICHAED PURSUES THE EMPEEOB. seeing that he was entirely destitute of all valour and efficacious aid on the part of his troops, sent envoys to the king of England with suppliant entreaties, and offered him peace on the following terms, namely ; that he would give him twenty thousand marks of gold in satisfaction of the monies that had been lost21 in his ships, and would set at liberty those persons who had been taken after the shipwreck, together with their property, and would himself attend him personally to the land of Jerusalem, and remain with him in the service of God and of himself, together with one hundred knights, and four hundred Turcopole horsemen, and five hundred foot soldiers well armed ; in addition to which he would give him his daughter, who was his sole heir, as a hostage, and deliver up to him his castles by way of security, and would swear to observe his fealty to him and his for ever, and hold his empire of him. These terms being accordingly agreed to on both sides, the emperor came to the king of England, and, in presence of the king of Jerusalem, and the prince of Antioch, and his other barons, did homage to the king, and swore fealty to him. He also made path that he would not leave him until all things had been performed that had been so covenanted. Accordingly, the king assigned tents to the emperor and his people, and appointed knights and men-at-arms to keep guard over them. On the same day, however, after dinner, the emperor repented that he had made such terms with the king of England, and while the knights, whose duty it was to keep guard over him, were taking their mid-day nap, by stealth he took his departure, and then sent word to the king that, thenceforth, he would not be on terms of peace or concord with him ; a thing that, as it appeared, greatly pleased the king. For he, like a wary and circumspect man, immediately gave a part of his army to Guido and the prince of Antioch, and the others who had come to him, and commanded them to follow the emperor, and take him prisoner if they possibly could; while the king himself, dividing his galleye into two parts, gave one half of them to Robert de Turnham, and commanded him to surround the island on one side, and if he should find any ships or galleys, to take them ; which was accordingly done : while the king, with the remaining portion a The reading is more probably " submersorum," and not " snbmersarum ;" alluding to the money of which the bodies of the drowned had been plundered.

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