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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 265



the king of Castille there are more than two hundred fine castles, of which one is called Le Grain. In the territory of the king of Saint Jago there is one archbishopric, namely, that of Saint Jago;7" which has under it eleven suffragans, namely, the bishop of Leon, the bishop of Sturghe,77 the bishop of Auzemore,78 the bishop of Salamanca, the bishop of Citras Rodrike,79 the bishop of Cooire,80 the bishop of Santa Maria de Lugo, the bishop of Saint Salvador de Wede, the bishop of Villamaur, the bishop of Orense, and the bishop of Tiue.81 In the kingdom of the king of Saint Jago there are also many castles. In the territory of the king of Portugal there is one archbishopric, at a city called Braga ; which has seven suffragans, namely, the bishop of Portigal,82 the bishop of Cuvillana, the bishop of Lamego, the bishop of "Wiscou,83 the bishop of Cunumbre,84 the bishop of Evere,85 on the borders of the Saracens, and the bishop of Lisbon, on the river Tagus. Thence extends the part of Spain, which is called Saracenic, under the dominion of the emperor of Africa ; and here begins the territory held by the king of Cordres, or Corduba, the brother of El Emir Amimoli before-named ; the same place asi Corduba, the city of which Lucan says,— " Corduba me genuit, rapuit Nero, prselia dixi, 4 Quae gessere pares, bine socer, inde gener." 8 5 Here are also the cities of Palmella, Almada, Alchaz, Sylves, and Santa Maria de Hairun, the city of Badeluz, upon the river Guadiana, Merida, which was formerly an archiépiscopal city, Sibylla,67 which also was formerly an archiépiscopal city, and which, with Corduba, is situate on the river Guadalquivir, the city of Granada, and the city of Jubellaria.88 Next begins the territory of the king of Gahang, likewise in Spain, and under the emperor of the Africans; this king also is brother of El Emir Amimoli, and has under his rule the castle of Gehem, and the city of Baence, the city of Aubdene, the city of Segurra, as also the city of Malaga, where large quantities of red morocco leather are made, and the city of Melita, on an inlet of the sea ; each of which is situate on a river which is called Segura. Next, still in Saracenic Spain, begins the ter ra Or Compostella. 7 7 Astorga. ' θ Probably Zamora. 80 81 82 ™ Cuidad Rodrigo. Coirà. Tuy. Oporto. 83 84 85 86 Viseu. Coimbra. Evora. This has been 87 83 previously translated in p. 155. Seville. Gibraltar.


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