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Roger De Hoveden
The Annals vol.2., From A.D. 1180 To A.D. 1201.


Sir John Froissart's Chronicles of England, France, Spain and the Ajoining Countries from the latter part of the reign of Edward II to the coronation of Henry IV in 12 volumes 

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Roger De Hoveden
The Annals vol.2., From A.D. 1180 To A.D. 1201.
page 283

282 ANNALS 03? EOGEE DE HOVEDEN. A.D. 11S2. interview with him, because the emperor had made of him many demands, to which the king had determined not to yield, even though his life should be perilled thereby. On the morrow, however, while all were despairing, with joyous success ensued joyous consolation. Tor, on the emperor accusing the king of many things, and charging him with many misdeeds, both with his betrayal of the land of Sulia, and with the death of the marquis of Montferrat, as also with reference to certain covenants made between them and not observed by him, the king made answer with such frankness, such self-possession, and such intrepidity, that the emperor thought him worthy not only of his favour and pardon, but even of his praise. For he raised the king when bending before him, and received him with the kiss of peace, and made a treaty of friendship with him, and, loading him with honors and succour (the people standing around and bursting into tears for very joy), made a promise that he would reconcile the king of England with the king of France. After this, with the mediation of the duke of Austria, the king of England promised that he would pay to the emperor for his liberation, by way of ransom, one hundred thousand marks. The emperor also promised that, if by his means the king of England and the king of France could not be reconciled, he would send the king of England home without exacting the money. ' In the same year, pope Celestinus, thinking that the king of France and the earl of Mortaigne, the brother of the king of England, were waging war against the king of England, wrote to the bishops of England to the following effect : The Letter of pope Celestinus to the archlislwps and lishops of England. " Celestinus, the bishop, servant of the servants of God, to his venerable brethren, the archbishops and bishops throughout England appointed, health, and the Apostolic benediction. Whereas, for the purpose of repelling the injuries done to the people of Christendom, and wiping away that stain to our common faith which the pollutions of the pagans, in the capture of the Holy Land, which has been named the inheritance of the Lord, had perniciously and violently imprinted thereon, and for cleansing the Holy City and the Sepulchre of our Lord from the abominations of the Saracens and others, who held possession thereof, as also for the purpose, with the assistance

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