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The flowers of history, especially such as relate to the affairs of Britain. Vol. II. A.D. 1066 to A.D. I307.


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. II. A.D. 1066 to A.D. I307.
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Anselm, returning from banishment, performed the ceremony of marriage between Matilda, daughter of Malcolm, king of Scotland, and Henry, king of England, of which marriage were born a son named William, and one daughter, by name Matilda, the very image of her mother. And when this maiden was five years old, the emperor Henry asked her in marriage, and obtained her. But at this coronation it was no derogation from the just claims of the church, or of the archbishop of Canterbury, that the bishop of London, who is the dean of the archbishop of Canterbury, and indeed of all England, filled his place in the performance of this onice, and this his own charter testifies. This year, Robert, duke of Normandy, surnamed Curthose, returned from the Holy Land, and with him returned Robert, count of Flanders. But duke Robert did not as yet come to England, king Henry having, as has been said before, been crowned king, gave the bishopric of Winchester to William Giffard. Anselm, archbishop of Canterbury, was entirely reconciled to the king. Pope Urban died, and was succeeded by Paschal. Baldwin was crowned king in Jerusalem, because Robert, duke of Normandy, refused that dignity. CH. II.—FEOM A.D. 1101 το A.D. 1135. Treaty between Henry and his brother Robert—Dispute between Henry and the Church of Rome about investitures —The Crusaders take Cœsarea—Victories of Baldwin— Robert comes to England—Is taken prisoner—Anselm, the archbishop, holds a great council — The emperor Henry throws pope Pascal into prison—Tancred dies—The nobles swear allegiance to Henry, eldest son of William—War betweenHenry andLouis, king of France—The order of Knights Templars is founded—Henry's sons are drowned in a storm —Henry marries again—The Normans fortify their chief cities—The Christians make themselves masters of Tyre— The emperor Henry dies—The empress Matilda marries Geoffrey of Anjou—Henry, afterwards Henry the Second, is born—Death of Robert of Normandy—Death of king Henry—Stephen succeeds. King Henry and duke Robert of Normandy made a treaty. A.D. 1101. Anselm, archbishop of Canterbury, warned king Henry of the arrival of Robert, duke of Normandy, and of his

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