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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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4.1). 1190.] KINO TtlCnAUD's DEATH. was, in the land of promise, expelling the enemies of the cross, ami endeavouring to restore the Holy Laud to a proper state. Wherefore, he had been compelled, by the fault of the pope himself, to spend a very large sum of money in regaining his own inheritance, ; by which the aforesaid kin;; had not only committed perjury, but had also incurred the sentence of excommunication ; and moreover, he did not know whether the French king would agree to the truce. The cardinal then called the English king aside, and told him under a pledge of secresy, that it was at the instance of that very monarch that he had been sent by the pope to make peace between them ; and he advised the, king also this once to acquiesce in the pope's wish, and to rest assured that the pope, would listen to him concerning the king of the French, as well as concerning any other matters. On this king Richard, who beyond measure desired the welfare of his nephew Otho, the. lately crowned king of Germany, in order to obtain from the pope easier approach to the imperial consecration, was overcome, by the entreaties of all, and acquiesced in the arrangements. The two kings then met together, and swore to keep a truce for five years, with the condition that the subjects and merchants of both kings should be allowed to pass and repays at will, for the purpose of buying or selling, through the territories and markets of either kingdom. After this was done, the king of England sent the abbat of Chertsey and Raymond, a monk of St. Alban's, who had been sent into Normandy to the king, about the affairs of his church to Rome, to carry the above-men tioned treaty into effect ; and, to effect all this, the king levied a tax of live shillings on every ploughed hide of land throughout all England by way of aiding him. Ifow Hubert archbishop of Canterbury destroyed the church at Lambeth. a.i. 1199. Ilubert archbishop of Canterbury, at his own expense, and to the disgrace of himself and many others, at the request of the monks of Canterbury and by the order of the supreme pontiff, destroyed the church of Lambeth, which his predecessor Baldwin had founded and almost finished himself. Of kiny HieharaVs death. In the same year, after the truce had been arranged vol.. υ. Ν

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