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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 497

496 AUNALS OP EOGEE SE HOTEDEN. A.D. 1200. eating all curtailers of their tithes, and of absolving the same, in due ecclesiastical form. To this sanction we do also add, that, from lands newly brought into cultivation, tithes are not to be paid to any other than the parish churches within the limits of whose parishes the lands are cultivated from which the said tithes arise. Also, withholders of tithes, in accordance with the enactment of the council of Kouen, if, on being warned a first, second, and third time, they do not correct their excesses, shall be brought by the ban of excommunication to make condign satisfaction. This, saving in all things the honor and privileges of the Holy Church of Rome." That Clerics in hly orders shall not hep concubines. "W e do enact that, in churches of which the yearly revenues do not exceed in amount the sum of three marks, no person shall be instituted, unless he shall be willing to perform duty there in his own person. We do also, reverently following the enactments of the Council of Lateran, enact that clerks in holy orders, who, bearing the character of incontinence, shall be keeping young women in their houses, shall either put away the same and live chastely, or else be removed from their ecclesiastical duties and benefices. To this we do also add, that clerks shall not be present at taverns or at public drinkings. For hence arise contentions and strifes, so that laymen, by sometimes striking clerks, render themselves amenable to canonical censures ; and, when these are brought before the pope, it is not just that the clerks, who have in some measure caused the offence, should remain unpunished. All clerks are also to wear the clerical dress and the tonsure prescribed by the canons. But archdeacons, as also the others who hold dignities, and priests, are to wear hoods with long sleeves attached thereto. This, saving in all things the honor and privileges of the Holy Church of Rome." What persons may enter the Marriage state. " A man is not to marry any female relative by blood of his former wife; and, in like manner, the wife is not to 1 marry any male relative of her former husband. He who has been received at baptism, is not to marry the daughter of him who baptized him, or of him who received him [at the font], whether born before or since that time. Also, no marriage is to be contracted without notice thereof being thrice given in the

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