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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 518



A.D. 1201. ΤΗΈ BISHOP OF DTJKHAM BEPARTS FOB SPAIN. 517 fifth day before the ides of January, there was a great earthquake in England, at York, and in the neighbourhood. After the Nativity of our Lord, John, king of England, came to Lincoln, but he could not come to an agreement with the canons of the church of Lincoln as to the election of a bishop. For the king wished to make an election according to his own pleasure, and the canons also wished to be at liberty to elect ; which, however, the king would not concede to them. In the same year, in the month of January, on the day of the Conversion of Saint Paul, being the fifth day of the week, John, king of England, crossed over the river Humber, and came to Cottingham, and was entertained by "William de Stuteville ; and on the next day he came to Beverley, where, being induced by a sum of money so to do, he made a stay with John Le Gros, who had been excommunicated by Geoffrey, archbishop of York ; and when the canons of Beverley wished to receive him with a procession and the ringing of bells, he refused to be so received, and would not allow them to be rung. On his departure from Beverley, Henry des Chapelles, a servant of Geoffrey, archbishop of York, was seized and thrown into prison, because he would not allow the king to take any of the archbishop's wines. The said king also gave orders that all the servants of the archbishop of York, wherever they might be found, should be arrested ; which was accordingly done. In the month of February, at the Purification of Saint Mary, John, king of England, and queen Isabel, hiswife, were at Scarborough, from which place the king proceeded as far as the bordersoTTiîs kingdom, ar^jwent^ttirough^hjejan^jjnd jrat ïh"i"subjects of his kingdom to .their ransom, that is to say, comp^ê3jtKèm~fo pay fines ; charging them with "having laid waste his forests. When he had come to &toldêsham, he heard fMFat CEôresbridge there was a treasure concealed, on which he made people dig there ; but nothing was found beyond some stones, sealed with brass, iron, and lead. In the same year, at the vigil of the Purification of Saint Mary, William, bishop of Glasgow, landed at Dover, in England, on his return from his consecration. In the same year, immediately after the Purification of Saint Mary, Philip, bishop of Durham, crossed over between Dover and Witsand, for the purpose of going on a pilgrimage to Saint Jago. In the same year, between the Nativity of our Lord and the


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