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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 226

A.D. 1191* TREATY BETWEEN THE CHANCELLOR AND THE EARL. 225 taken prisoner, and Beginald, his comrade, was slain ; one also of the king's chargers was taken there, and its leader slain, and the king only escaped through his prowess. "When the king was mounting his horse, his belt, enriched with gold and precious stones, feu. off, which was found by William de Corneburg, and afterwards restored to the king. Saphadin, the brother of Saladin, also sent back his'horse to the king, who returned to Joppa. After this, the king fortified the castle of Planes, and the castle of Maen, and stayed at Joppa till nearly the Nativity of our Lord. In the meantime, a serious dissension arose in England between the king's chancellor and John, earl of Mortaigne, the king's brother, relative to the castle of Lincoln, which the chancellor besieged, having expelled Gerard de Camville from the keepership and the office of sheriff of Lincoln ; which former office the chancellor gave to William de Stuteville, and made him sheriff as well. But while the said chancellor was besieging the castle of Lincoln, the castle of Nottingham and the castle of Tickhill, which belonged to the king, were surrendered to earl John, who immediately sent word to the chancellor that, unless he- quickly gave up the siege, he would visit him with a rod of iron. Consequently, the chanceUor, being alarmed at the commands of John, earl of Mortaigne, broke up the siege ; and, through the mediation of many of the bishops, and other faithful servants of our lord the king, they appointed a day for an interview, at which an agreement was made between them on the foUowing terms :— " Be it known to all men to whom this present writing shaU come, that the dispute that has arisen between the earl of Mortaigne and our lord the chanceUor has been, through the mediation of the archbishop of Bouen, and the bishops of Durham, London, Winchester, Bath, Bochester, and Coventry, and other faithful servants of our lord the king, set at rest ; inasmuch as the earl of Mortaigne has restored to our lord the king, by the hands of the lord archbishop of Eouen, the castles of Tickhill and of Nottingham, to be given into the charge of WiUiam Marshal and of William de Wendenal ; that is to say, the castle of Nottingham to WiUiam Marshal, and the castle of TickhiU to WiUiam de Wendenal ; which said castles they shaU, having made oath thereto, keep to the honor of and in fealty to our lord the king, until such time as VOL. π. Q

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