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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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king, hearing that Hubert had deposited a great portion of hie wealth in the New Temple, under the custody of the Templars, seized upon it all, saying that it all, and more too, had been dishonestly and stealthily taken from his treasury. This year, also, Gregory apjpointed visitors to the religious brotherhoods established throughout the world. The same year, Roger, bishop of London, being accused with others of withholding the revenues which belonged to the Romans, or, at all events, of conniving at their being withheld, went to the Apostolic See for the purpose of clearing himself, and establishing his innocence. But after great exertion, and having been plundered, and having his coffers exhausted at the court while labouring to effect his object, he at last returned home, after great suffering, quite unsuccessful. And not long afterwards, being indignant that those usurious Christiane whom he call Caersins,1 should dwell in his city, and should exercise their usurious trade, palliating it under various names, he endeavoured to drive them from his diocese. But as they resisted, being supported by the patronage of the Roman court, after many annoyances which they inflicted on him, they compelled him to keep silence. The same year, Eia, countess of Salisbury, founded a convent of nuns at Laycock. CH. X.—FROM A.D. 1233 το A.D. 1239. Disputes between the king and some of the bishops—Discon tent of some of the nobles—Death of the earl of Pembroke in Ireland—The pope Gregory preaches a new crusade— Henry marries Eleanor of Provence—He summons a council of his nobles—They grant him money—Cordova is recovered from the Saracens—Quarrels between the scholars of Ox ford and Rome—Baldwin, emperor of Constantinople, comes to England—Death of Edward the Third—The emperor Frederic is excommunicated. The king demands an account from Peter, bishop of Winchester. Also from Stephen de Segrave, and from Robert Passelewe. A.D . 1233. Henry the Third, king of England, held his court at Christmas, at Worcester, when, by the advice of Peter, This name appears derived from Caours, a town in Piedmont, the inhabitants of which, like the Lombards, in general were great money dealers in the middle ages.

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