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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
page 449

448 ROGER OK WEN DOVER. [.v .D . 1-22.1. with him this priceless treasure, although it was not known. This said chaplain had two young children about whose support and for the preservation of whom he was most anxious, tor which purpose lie offered the aforesaid cross to several monasteries on condition that he and his children should be received amongst the brethren of the monastery; and having endured repulse from the rich in many places he at length came to a chapel in the county of Norfolk, called Jiromholm, very poor and altogether destitute of buildings ; then? he sent for the prior and some of the brethren, and showed them the above-mentioned cross, which was constructed with two pieces of wood placed across one another, and almost as wide as the hand of a man ; he then humbly implored them to receive him into their order with this cross and the other relies which he had with him, as well as his two children. The prior and bis brethren then were overjoyed to possess such a treasure, and by the intervention of the Lord, who always protects honourable poverty, put faith in the words of the monk; they then with due reverence received the cross of' our Lord, and carried it into their oratory, and with all devotion preserved it in the most honourable place there. Iu this year then, as has been before stated, divine miracles began to he wrought in that monastery to the praise and glory of the life-giving cross ; for there the dead were restored to life, the blind recovered their sight, ami the lame their |iowcr of walking, the skin of the lepers was made clean, and those possessed by devils were released from them, and any sick person, who approached the aforesaid cross with faith, went η way safe and sound. This said cross is fre quently worshipped, not onlv by the English people, but also by those from distant countries, and those who have heard of the divine miracles connected with it.* • Paris inserts hero ; '· On the eleventh of August, as has been before stateli, died Philip, the wise king i.f the Prendi, ami was Illirici at St. Denis ; he had received the crown ol'the kingdom during his father Louis's lifetime, when he was fifteen years old, and reigned forty-four vears ; he was succeeded hy his s'ili I.nuis ; hut how dissimilar were the father aud sail 1 About tlic octaves of the apostles Peler and Paul, John of Iirieniie king of Jerusalem, mid the grand master of the hospitaliers at that place, came to Kokand to ask assistance in the cause of the Holy Land. In the siine year, about I he feast of the exaltation of the holy cms.-, master S. of Apuleio, bishop of Kxuler, died, and near about the 5.1111e time William de Cornliill

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