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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.2


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.2
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20 ROGER OK \V EX DOVER. [A.D .1171. Of the miracles which now beyan to be manifested in honour of the holy martyr. The same year, about Easter, our Lord Jesus Christ, who is always wonderful in his saints, began to illustrate by frequent miracles the laudable life, and insuperable fortitude in death, of his glorious martyr archbishop Thomas ; that seeing he had for so many years patiently endured persecution, both in his own person and in that of his friends, he might on this account be shown to have received the crown of triumph which was due to his merits. From the tomb of the glorious martyr, no one who goes there in t'aith ever returns without profit, by whatever infirmity he ma)' have been afflicted;—the lame walk, the deaf hear, the blind see, the dumb speak, lepers are cleansed, and dead bodies are raised to life ; not only those of men and women, but even of animals and birds. The same year, also, on the 7th of August, king Henry returned to England, and visited Henry of Winchester, now on his death-bed, who rebuked the king for the death of the glorious martyr Thomas, and foretold many of the evils which would come upon him on account of it. The bishop died- full of years, the next day. llow king Henry went io Ireland, and received the homage of certain of its kings. On the 18th of October in that same year, king Henry landed in arms on the coast of Ireland, where he received homage and fealty from its archbishops and bishops. The king of Limely, the king of Chore, and the king who bore the surname of One-eyed, did homage to him on oath : but Roderick, king of Connaught, seeing that bis dominions were inaccessible, in consequence of the intervening marshes, through which there were no fords nor bridges by which they might be crossed, and that it w;is impossible to sail over them, declined to meet the king. The same year, on the feast of St. Nicholas, at Albemarle, Roger archbishop of York made oath that he had not received the pope's prohibition before the young king was crowned, and that be had not sworn to comply with the king's customs of England, and that he had not promoted the death of the glorious martyr Thomas, by word, or by writing, or by de^J to the

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