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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..ο. 1213.] JOHN'S SL-HMISSION TO TUF. Ι·ΟΙ·Κ. our own free will ami consent, and by the general advice of our harous. assign and grant to (loci, and his holy apostles I'eter and l'ani, and to the holy church of Koi air mother. and to our lord pope Innocent and his catholic successor.-, the whole kingdom of Kngland and the whole kingdom of Ireland, with all their rights and appurtenances, in remission of the sins of us and our whole race, as well for those, living as for the dead ; and henceforth we retain and hold those countries from him and the church of Rome as vicegerent, and this we declare in the presence of this learned man Pandnlph, snhdeaeon and familiar of our lord the pope. Ami we have, made our homage and sworn allegiance to our lord the pope and his catholic successors, and the church of Rome in manner hereunder written ; ami we will make our homage and allegiance for the; same in presence of our Ioni the pope himself, if we are alile to go before him ; and we bind our successors and heirs by our wife for ever, in like manner, to do homage and render allegiance, without opposition, to the supreme pontiff for the time being, and the church of Rome. And in token of this lasting bond and grant, we will and determine that, from our own income and from our special revenues arising from the aforesaid kingdoms, the church of Rome shall, for all service and custom which we owe to them, saving always the St. Peter's pence, receive annually a thousand marks sterling money : that is to say. five hundred marks at Michaelmas, and five hundred at Easter ; that is. seven hundred for the kingdom of England, and three hundred for Ireland ; saving to us and our heirs all our rights, privileges, and royal customs. And as we wish to ratify and confirm all that has been above written, we bind ourselves and our successors not to contravene it ; and if we, or any one of our successors, shall dare to oppose this, let bini, whoever he be, be deprived of bis right in the kingdom. And let this charter of our bond and grant remain continued for ever. Witness myself at the house of the knights of the 'l'empie near Dover, in the presence of Henry archbishop ο Dublin, John bishop of Norwich. Geoffrey Eitz-Petcr. William carl of Salisbury, William carl of Pembroke, Reginald count of Boulogne, William carl Warenne, Saver earl Winton, William earl of Arundel. William earl of Ferrar». William Brinerò, Peter Fitz-IIcrebert, and Warin Fitz

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