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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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liam and Alexander, kings of Scotland, bad done liege homage and sworn fealty to John and Henry, kings of England, which homage and fealty their successors and the earls and barons of the kingdom of Scotland are bound to observe ; and also that the said king of Scotland was the liege man of Henry, king of England, and took an oath of fealty to him, in which he espe ciafly bound himself to attempt nothing whatever to the injury of the kingdom or king of England. And pope Clement, writing to àie king of England on behalf of John, bishop of Saint Andrew's, who had been expelled from his bishopric by the king of Scotland, among other things requested him to persuade and induce William, king of Scotland, and, if it should be necessary, to compel him by his royal severity, which he is entitled to use towards him as a father, and because of his having granted royal power to his highness, to abandon all his rancour of mind against the bishop, and to permit him to re tain his diocese in peace. And after the aforesaid agreement in the church of the blessed Peter, at York, in the presence of the aforesaid kings of England and Scotland, and David, his brother, and the whole people, the bishops, earls, barons, and knights of the kingdom of Scotland swore fealty to the lord the king of England, and Henry, his son, and their heirs, against all other persons, as their liege lords. "A.D . 1194. The same William, king of Scotland, at the command of the aforesaid king Henry, came to Northampton to the parliament of his lord, bringing with him all the bishops, abbots, and priors of his whole kingdom. And also, at the command of the same king, he proceeded into Normandy. Again, the same king William coming to Canterbury after the decease of king Henry, did homage to Richard, king of England, the son and heir of the said king Henry. And when this Richard had gone the way of all flesh, the aforesaid William, in the sight of all the people, on a certain hill outside of the city of Lincoln, did homage to John, king of England, brother and heir of the aforesaid Richard, and swore fealty to him on the cross of Hubert, at that time archbishop *of Canterbury, and by his charter granted to the same John, his lord, that he might give his son Alexander in his marriage, as being his liegeman, promising firmly in the same charter that he, the said William, king of Scotland, and Alexander, his son, should preserve their loyalty and fidelity to Henry, son of John, king of England, as their liege lord,

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