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MATTHEW OF WESTMINSTER The flowers of history, especially such as relate to the affairs of Britain. Vol. I. B.C. 4004 to A.D. 1066.


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 

Chronicles of Enguerrand De Monstrelet (Sir John Froissart's Chronicles continuation) in 13 volumes 

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The flowers of history, especially such as relate to the affairs of Britain. Vol. I. B.C. 4004 to A.D. 1066.
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kingdom. And they having embarked and set sail, landed prosperously in the harbour of Totness. And not long after, the Britons who had been dispersed in caves and hidingplaces nocked together, and engaging the enemy in battle, gained the victory by the energy of the new king and the merits of the blessed Guithelin. After this, an assembly was held at Chichester, where they raised Constantine to the throne, and gave him a wife descended from a noble race of Roman blood, who had been educated by the care of the blessed Guithelin, archbishop of London ; and by her, in process of time, he had three Ultetrions sons, namely, Constane, Aurelius Ambrosius, and Uther Pendragon. Constane, hie first-born, he devoted to God, giving him to the church of Amphibalus, at Winchester, when he took upon himself the orders of a monk ; AureUus Ambroshu and Pendragon he committed to the archbishop of London to be educated. A.D. 436. Sixtus became pope. He sat in the Roman chair eight years and eighteen days. He rebuilt in an admirable manner the church of Saint Mary, the Mother of the Lori which had originally been a temple of Liber Pater. A.D. 437. Eudoxia, the wife of Theodosius, the emperor, returned from Jerusalem, bringing with her the remaina of the blessed proto-martyr Saint Stephen, which were found in the church of Saint Lawrence, and are piously worshipped by the faithful. A.D. 438. Bleda and Attila, who were brothers, and kings of many nations, laid waste Illyricum and Thrace. A.D. 439. Maximus, bishop of Turin, flourished, a man of great learning in the Holy Scriptures. A.D. 440. Petronius, bishop of Bologna, in Italy, a man of great holiness of life, deeply versed in monastic studies, and highly accomplished in secular literature, died. A.D. 441. Julian, the bishop, and Coelestine, flourished, being both followers of Pelagiue. A.D. 442. Leporiue, a presbyter, adopted the doctrine of Pelagiue, presuming on the purity of his own life, by which, of his own will alone and through his own unassisted efforts, without any assistance from God, he thought that he had obtained grace. At length, however, he was convinced of his error, and composed a book of recantation, written in the spirit of thf true Catholic faith.

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