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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 401

400 ANXALS ΟΓ KOGER DE HOVEDEN. A.D. 1197. territories, the king of France pursuing him. "When the king of France had proceeded to a considerable distance, the earl of Flanders caused the bridges to be broken down that lay both in front and rear of the king of France, so that neither provisions nor his army could come near him. TJpon this, the king of France being placed in a dilemma, entreated the earl of Flanders that he would not cast a blot on the crown of France, alleging that he had entered Flanders with the intention of making amicable arrangements with him, and swearing that he would give him all his rights if he would forsake Eichard, king of England, without making peace with him. As the earl of Flanders declined to act in contravention of the terms which he had made with the king of England, a conference took place between the king of France and the king of England, on the fourth day of the week after thè Exaltation of the holy Cross, between Gaillon and Andely ; and so, the king of France, escaping capture by the earl of Flanders, returned into France, but would observe none of the covenants he had made with the earl of Flanders. In the same year, Eichard, king of England, gave to Master Eustace, his vice-chancellor, the bishopric of Ely. In the same year, Joanna, sister of Eichard, king of England, and wife of Eaymond, earl of Saint Gilles, was delivered of her first-born son, and his name was called Eaymond. In the same year died king Eees, the son of Griffin ; 5 8 after whose death a dissension arose among his sons, which of them should reign in the place of their father ; for the purpose of putting an end to which, Hubert, archbishop of Canterbury, the king's justiciary, repaired to the Welch territory, and established peace between them. In the mean time, Philip, bishop of Beauvais, having sent his brother, the bishop of Orleans, to Eome, while he was still in captivity with the king of England, wrote to Celestinus, the Supreme Pontiff, to the following effect :— The Letter of Philip, lishop of Beauvais, to Celestinus, tlie Supreme Pontiff. " To his venerable lord and masterj Celestinus, the Supreme Pontiff, PhUip, bishop of Beauvais, health and duteousness in aB canonical obedience. The favour of the supreme power has raised on high your feUcity and your manifold successes, bring »5 Rice ap Griffydd.

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