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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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402 ROGER OF WEXDOVER. [A.D.1217. matter rested with them, and as the)' desired beyond measure to be rid of Louis, sent back to him terms of peace reduced to writing, telling him that, if he would agree to them, they would bind themselves to grant free egress from England both for himself and all his fellow adventurers ; but if not, they would cause his destruction and injure him in every way. When Loins and his counsellors saw these terms of peace, they were much pleased to be allowed to leave England, as it seemed useless for them to stay there any longer; he therefore sent word to the legate and grand marshal, to appoint a time and place for the above-mentioned treaty to be carried into effect. The parties then agreeing to the terms, they came to a conference, near the town of Staines on the river Thames, to conclude the peace ; king Henry with the legate, grand marshal, and many others on one side, and Louis with the carls, barons, and others of his followers on the other ; and there, by the divine favour, they all agreed to the underwritten terms of peace on the 11th of September. Of the firm of prore ani the henry punishment of tho*e who had been excommunicated on account of ihc kiny. In the first place Louis and all those who were excommunicated and all bis fellow adventurers, swore on the holy gospels that they would abide by the decision of the holy church, and would thenceforth be faithful to their lord the pope and the church of Home. Louis also swore that he. would immediately leave England with all his followers, and would never again in his life return with evil designs; and that he would use his best endeavours to induce his father Philip to restore to the English king, Henry, all his rights in the transmarine provinces. He also swore that he would immediately give up to the king and his followers all castles and all lands, which he and his followers had seized in England during the war. The king of England, with the legate and the marshal, swore on the holy gospels, that they would restore to the barons of Kngland and to all others in the kingdom, all their rights and inheritances, together with all the liberties formerly demanded and on account of which the dispute had arisen between John king of England and

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