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ROGER OF WENDOVER Flowers of history. The history of England from the descent of the saxons to A.D. 1235. vol.1


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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Flowers of history. The history of England from the descent of the saxons to A.D. 1235. vol.1
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territory of Antioch; and Boamund, who marched with an army to meet him, was run through the body and slain in Cilicia. The people of Antioch, under this great calamity, called to their assistance the king of Jerusalem, who marched thither in haste, defeated Eodoam, and gave to his daughter as a dowry the cities of Laodicea and Gabulum : after which, having caused the sovereignty of Antioch to be secured on oath to the little daughter of Boamund after Iris own death, he returned to Jerusalem.* Of the death of Baldwin king of Jerusalem. A.D. 1131. The brave knight, Baldwin king of Jerusalem, was taken seriously ill, and, perceiving that his end was approaching, he called to him his son-in-law and his daughter, together with their son now two years old, also named Baldwin, and gave up to them the full care and charge of the kingdom : and when he had performed all the duties which belong to a Christian, he gave up his spirit, and went to reap the everlasting reward of his labours with his pious ancestors. His son-in-law, Fulk, a noble knight, succeeded him, and on the day of the exaltation of the holy cross, received the crown of the kingdom. How the king of England created a new bishopric at Carlisle. A.D. 1132. Henry king of England created a new bishopric at Carlisle on the confinesof Englandand Galloway, and placed there for its first bishop Ethelwulf prior of St. Oswald's, who had been his confessor. The bishop immediately placed regular canons in the church, and conferred many honours upon it. The same year Geoffrey count of Anjou had a son born to him from king Henry's daughter, and gave him the name of Henry. The king, on receipt of this intelligence, called together the princes of his kingdom, and appointed his daughter and heirs of her body to inherit his dominions after his own death. The same year died Robert bishop of Chester, surnamed Peckham, who, by licence obtained from king Henry, transferred his see to Coventry, which he made the capital of the Mercian diocese. He was succeeded by Roger archdeacon of Lincoln. This bishopric, up to the * Matthew Paris adds :—" A general council was held at Rheims. Pope Innocent died, and was succeeded by pope Innocent the second: by him was the church of Cluny dedicated."

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