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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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A.i). 1227.] RISING OP BARONS. arrived in those provinces, tho French king, by the interference of his mother, had made peace with the barons there and received their allegiance, alter lavishly distributing amongst them the lands and castles of the royal domain, thus making friends of the " mammon of unrighteousness." The count of Hrittany, whose daughter the said messengers demanded in marriage for the Knglish king, replied that he had made a treaty of peace with the king of the French, which he would not violate on any account. The messengers therefore returned and told king 1 lenry what they had done. In the month of May of the same year, Richard the king's brother arrived in Kngland, and was received with much joy by the king and nobles. And about the same time Henry dc Sanfort archdeacon of Chester, who had been canonicali)' elected bishop of Rochester, received consecration at the hands of Stephen archbishop of Canterbury. On the fifth of February in the same year Hubert, justiciary of Kngland. was presented by the king with the sword of the county of Kent. Ilote the barons rose against the king. On the ninth of July in the same year, a disagreement sprang up between the king of Kngland and his brother Richard, Karl of Cornwall, the cause of which was as follows ; king John, the father of the present king, had, during his lifetime, given to Walleran, a German, then castellan of Jicrkbamstcad, a certain manor belonging to the earldom of Cornwall. Karl Richard, who had lately arrived from the continent, on hearing that that manor belonged to his earldom, ordered the town to be seized on his behalf, until he could find out what right Wallcran had to it, and when Walleran was told of this he came with all haste to the king, and laid a complaint against his brother Richard. The king then sent letters to his brother, ordering hi in immediately on receipt of them to give il)) the manor to Wallcran; Richard however, after reading the letters, hastened to the king, and without any advocate, pleaded alike reasonably and eloquently, that tho manor belonged to his right, wherefore he was pn pared to abide by the decision of the king's court and the nobles of the kingdom Tho king and the justiciary wire ΙιίμΙιΚ indignant at bearing him mention the nobles, and the king, in an imperious and indiscreet tone, ordered his

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