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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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296 I'.OGEU OF VVENDOVF.R. [v.ο. 1211. similar engagement ; wherefore we command you, bv these our a)ostolic letters, to proceed in this matter according to the form above-named, unless the parties of their own freewill determine to settle the matter otherwise. Given at the Laterali in the sixteenth year of our pontiticate." Of the restitution of the confiscateti pro/iertt/. At the time when Nicholas bishop of Tuscnlum, legate of the apostolic see, received this warrant by the messengers of our Ioni the pope, the king of Kngland was in the transmarine provinces; but as he had, on leaving Kngland, entrusted his part in this business to the legate and William Marshal, the said legate convened a grand council at St. Paul's in the city of London, at which were assembled the archbishops, bishops, abbats, priors, earls, barons, and others concerned in this affair of the interdict. The said legate there explained to all the terms of restitution of the confiscated property, and of satisfaction for losses which had been arranged by the pope at Koine with the consent of the parties; and he clearly ordered that a certificate should be given of the quantity of money paid to the bishops and others by the king's agents on account of the interdict; so that, by what money bad been paid, it might be known how much remained to be paid. It was there proved by a sure computation, that the archbishop and the monks of Canterbury, with the bishops of London, Kly. Hereford, Hath, and Lincoln had, before they returned to England from their exile, received twelve thousand marks of sterling money by the hands of Pandulph ; also that, since their arrival, the said bishops and the monks aforesaid bad. at the council which was held at Heading on the sixth of December, received fifteen thousand marks to be divided amongst them ; and this sum, together with the former one received, made a total of twenty-seven thousand marks. The other fifteen thousand which remained to be paid to make up the before-mentioned complement of forty thousand marks, remained under the suretyship of the bishops of Winchester and Norwich, with letters patent from the king besides for further security, according to what was contained in the. letters of our lord the pope. Of the vrithdrairal of the interdict. After thus arranging matters, on the apostles, St. Peter

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