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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. 121-1.] CONFERENCE OF «ΑΚΟΝΗ. truce made; between us and tin- king of England, aliali lu-, on Indiali'of ns, Γ. Savary, Guy Tiirpin, nlilml of Marinoiilicr, anil G. archdeacon of Tours; on Indiali'of the king of England, Hugh de Bourg seneschal of l'oictou, li. de l'onte abbiti of St. -John in England, and the dean of Christiiton. And all these have sworn in good failli that, l'or the settlement of all differences and complaints which may arise in l'oictou, Anjou, Brittany, or Tours, they will meet at the convent of Knleirollc ; and for other complaints which may in Bourges, Auvergne, the counties of La Marche ami Limosin, they will meet to arrange matters in those provinces." On the flth of October in this year Richard dean of Salisbury, and Walter de Gray chancellor of England, were, by Stephen archbishop of Canterbury, consecrated bishops, the former to the church of Chichester, and the latter to that of Winchester. About this time too. on the lyth of October, king John, having settled all his business in the transmarine provinces, returned home to England. Of a conference hcbl by the barons against king John. About this time the carls and barons of England assembled at St. Edmund's, as if for religious duties, although it was for sonic other reason ; for after they had discoursed together secretly for a time, there was placed before them the charter of king Henry the First, which they had received, as mentioned before, in the city of London from Stephen archbishop of Canterbury. This charter contained certain liberties and laws granted to the. holy church as well as to the nobles of the kingdom, besides sonic, liberties which the king added of his own accord. All therefore assembled in the church of St. Edmund, the king and martyr, and, commencing troni those of the highest rank, they all swore on the great altar that, if the king refused to grant these liberties and laws, they themselves would withdraw from their allegiance to him, and make war on him, till he should, by a charter under his own seal, confirm to them every thing they reipiired ; mid finally it was unanimously agreed thai, after Christmas, they should all go together to the king and demand the confirmation of the aforesaid liberties t. them, and that they should in the meantime pro\ ide themselves with burst's and arms, so that if the king should endeavour to

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