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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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Α. η. 1181.] SAiEACKNS DEFEATED ηγ TH E CHRISTIANS. 33 honour due to so great a prince. The same year Girard, surnamed hi Pucclle, having been consecrated to the sec of Coventry, died after lie had been bishop ten weeks. Also Walter de Contaiice bishop of Lincoln, came into England, and was solemnly enthroned in his see. A.D . 1184. Richard archbishop of Canterbury, died at Allingham, a village belonging to the bishop of Rochester; and king Henry escorted the duke of Saxony with his family to England, where the duchess a few days afterwards gave birth to a son named William, at Winchester. The same year, Baldwin bishop of Worcester was elected archbishop of Canterbury, and Walter of Lincoln was elected to the archbishopric of Rouen. Both these prelates received the pall, and were solemnly enthroned in their sees. At this time l'hilip archbishop of Cologne, and Phil))) count of Flanders, came into England to discharge their vows to the blessed martyr St. Thomas. King Henry went out to meet them, and invited them to pay a visit to London the royal city. When they arrived in London, that capital presented studi it festive appearance as had never been seen before, and all its streets sounded with mirth and revelry. The archbishop of Cologne and the count of Flanders were received in solemn procession at St. Paul's church, and the same day similar honours were paid to them; after which they were entertained during live days in the palace at the. king's expense; but whether they carried home many presents with them or not, it seems superfluous to inquire. The same year died J decline bishop of Salisbury. lìmo the Saracens attacked the Christians in Spain, but relrca'ed in confusion. In these days, about the feast of St. John the Baptist, (iamius king of the Saracens in Spain, conducted the king of kings of the Saracens named Macemuiit, at the head of thirtyseven other kings, into the territories of the Christians. They first besieged St. Iremeus and after a tight of three days and three nights made a breach in the walls and entered the town : but the garrison escaped into the citadel. The following night the bishop of Portugal with the king's son came upon the. .Saracens and slew king Gamins, with fifteen thousand of his men, whose bodies they piled up in place ol

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