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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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32 ROGER OF WEKDOVKK. [Λ. ο. 1 \7'J. whom he ardently loved, and perceiving his sincerity, he was no longer angry with him, but received his homage and oath of fidelity. When peace was fully made, and ratified all round by a kiss, the king released without ransom nine hundred and sixty-nine knights, whom he had taken in the war; but a few, whose excessive misdeeds had provoked him. in spite of his merciful inclinations, to anger, were, committed to still closer confinement. The young king, also, released without ransom all the knights whom he had taken in war, amounting in number to more than one hundred. Then the king, his father, sent letters into all parts of his dominions to inform them of the reconciliation which had taken place, that, as they had suffered generally by the war. they might now rejoice in the re-establishment of peace. The letters also notified that all castles which had been for tified against him during the war, should be reduced to the state in which they were before hostilities commenced.* William, the king of Scottami, makes peace with king Henry. The same year William king of Scotland, who was prisoner at Falaise, made peace with the king of England on the 8th of December, on the following terms. The king of Scotland declared himself the li egeman of the king of England, for the kingdom of Scotland and all his dominion.-, and did homage and allegiance to him as his especial lord, and to Henry, the king's son, saving his faith to his father : and in the same way all the bishops, with the carls and barons of Scotland, from whom the king wished to receive homage and fealty, and not only for themselves but for their successors, to the king and to his successors for ever, without mental reservation of any kind. Moreover, the king of Scots and all his men promised that they would not harbour in any part of their dominions fugitives out of England, but would arrest them and give them up to the king of England * " In the same year, a penerai council was held at Westminster on the fifteenth day of June, of which Italiani archbishop of Canterbury and legate of the apostolic s e, was president. linger archbishop of Yoik refused to attend. Itcjiinald earl of Cornwall «lieti in tliii year. Hugh Petroleonis, a cardinal deacon, came as legate to England, and gained favour in the sigh*, of the kmg by granting the power of handing priceU «»ver to die bcculur author.ty, fur forfeiture of land and lay demesnes."— Μ . 1Ά His.

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