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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 271

long beard and long hair and garments, and everything else to resemble the people of that country, he was unable to remain unknown, in consequence of his great expenditure, which was quite foreign to the usage of the people of that country. Immediately, the people of the province guessing that he was the king of England, prepared to capture him and deliver him to the emperor of the Romans, who hated him, on account of the aid he had given to king Tancred, and for the death of his kinsman, the marquis Conrad. Upon the king of England being informed of this by one of his followers, he placed his retinue in charge of Baldwin, the' Advocate of Bethune, and ordered him to remain the next four days at that place, making a more lavish expenditure than he himself had done ; after which, he himself, with a single attendant, having mounted a swift horse, his attendant doing the same, set out late at night, and, hastening day and night, arrived in the neighbourhood of Vienna; at a little village,' not far from which place he and his attendant took up their abode. "While the king's attendant was gone to buy food, the king, being fatigued by the labour of his journey, immediately threw himself upon a bed and fell asleep. In the meantime, his attendant, while endeavouring to exchange some money, was recognized by a servant of-the duke of Austria, and taken prisoner, and brought before the duke ; and, when he could conceal it no longer, disclosed to him the lodging of the king ; on which, they came, and, finding him asleep, took him prisoner. As for the Advocate of Bethune, and those who Avere with him, on attempting to leave the town, they were taken prisoners, and not allowed to depart. In the meantime, the king of France, holding a conference with the seneschal and nobles of Normandy, demanded of them his sister, Alice, whom they had in their charge in the castle of Rouen : he also demanded the castle of Gisors, the county of Auch, and the county of Aumarle, and showed him the written agreement made between him and the king of England, at Messina. To this, the nobles of Normandy made answer that they had received no commands upon the subject from their master, and were, therefore, unwilling to comply with his demands. Upon this, the king of France, levying a large army, was desirous to invade Normandy in a hostile manner, but the nobles of his kingdom would not agree thereto, saying that our

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