"Itinerarium Peregrinorum et Gesta Regis Ricardi." Translated by a classical scholar and a gentleman well read in Mediæval history. Geoffrey de Vinsauf - the English monk, chronicler and poet of thirteen century. From editor's preface to the present edition: "It is the only Chronicle written by an eye-witness, of those
furious assaults which the army of Saladin made upon the
Christians, and of the firmness with which the lion-hearted
Richard withstood and repulsed them...The original of this interesting record was printed for the first time complete in the second volume of Gale and Fell's Collection in 1687...The present translation is the conjoint labour of a classical scholar and a gentleman well read in Mediæval history."