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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 465



Le Mans. However, on the king of England pnrsuing him with his army, the king of France left Le Mans, and took his departure. In the meantime, William des Eoches, by means of extreme cunning, recovered Arthur from the hands of the king of France, and made peace between him and John, king of England, to whom he delivered the city of Le Mans, which the king of France and Arthur had delivered into his charge. On the same day, Arthur was informed that the king of England intended to take him and throw him into prison. On this day also, the viscount de Tuaz,36 who had charge of the castle of Chinon, came to the king of England, at his summons, at Le Mans, and, being forced so to do, surrendered to the king the castle of Chinon, and the seneschalship of Anjou ; on which the king of England37 immediately delivered the castle of Chinon into the charge of Eoger, constable of Chester, until such time as the king should have found another custodian for the same. On the following night, however, Arthur, and his mother, and the said viscount de Tuaz, with many others, left the king of England and took their departure, and withdrew to the city of Anjou. For the mother of Arthur, having left her husband, Eanulph, earl of Chester, had married Guido de Tuaz, the brother of the before-named viscount de Tuaz. On the sixth day before the ides of July, in this year, died Hugh, bishop elect of the church of Glasgow, and was buried at Geddewerde.38 In the month of October, in the same year, William. Malvoisin was elected bishop of the church of Glasgow. In the meantime, Peter de Capua, cardinaL_an_d legate of the Apostolic_See. who had been sent by Innocent, the Supreme Pontiff, tor thé purpose of putting an end to the dissensions between Richard, king of England; and Philip, king of Prance, and at whose instance the said kings had promised that they would observe a truce for the space of five years, now that the said truce had failed, in consequence of the death of Richard, king of England, used every possible effort that the said truce should be observed between the king of France before named, and John, king of England, the heir of the before-named Richard. The consequence was, that a truce was agreed to. between them until the feast of Saint Hilary. In the saro<£ year, Philip, bastard son of Richard, king of England, to whom 38 3T Probably " Thouar«." " France," incorrectly in the text. 3 8 Jedburgh.


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