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Roger De Hoveden The Annals vol.1., From A.D. 732 To A.D. 1180.


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Roger De Hoveden
The Annals vol.1., From A.D. 732 To A.D. 1180.
page 117

106 ΑΤίΊϊΑΙιθ OF EOGEfi BE HOVEBEN. A.D. 1033. and piety, he sent to certain of them a great quantity of gold and silver, begging them, with many intreaties, that, having deposed and expelled him, they would become subject to him, and permit him to reign over them. Receiving, with great avidity, what he sent them, they ordered word to be sent him, that they were ready to receive him whenever he chose to come. In the year 1028, Canute, king of the English and of the Danes, crossing over to Norway with fifty large ships, expelled king Olaf, and rendered it subject to himself. In the year 1029, Canute, king of the English, of the Danes, and of the Norwegians, returned to England ; and shortly after sent into exile Hacun, a Danish earl, on the pretext that he was sending him on an embassy, as he feared lest he should be deprived of his life by him. He was married to a noble woman, Grunhilda, the daughter of his own sister and of Wertgeorn, king of the Windi. In the year 1030, the above-named earl Hacun perished at sea; some say that he was slain at this period in the island of Orkney. Saint Olaf, the king and martyr, son of Harold, king of Norway, whom king Canute had expelled, returning to Norway, was unrighteously slain by the Norwegians. In the year 1031, Canute, king of the English, of the Danes, and of the Norwegians, set out with great state from Denmark for Rome, and presented to Saint Peter, the chief of the Apostles, vast gifts of gold and silver and other precious things, and obtained, at his request, from pope John, that the school of the English at Rome should be exempt from all tax and tribute; also, in going and returning he bestowed bounteous alms on the poor, and put an end to many barriers on the road where toll was exacted from strangers, by payment of a large sum of money ; before the tomb of the Apostles he also made a vow to amend his life and manners. In the year 1032, the church of Saint Edmund, the king and martyr, was dedicated. Conflagrations, almost unextinguish-able, ravaged many places throughout England. Elphege, the bishop of "Winchester, departed this life, and was succeeded by Elfwyn, the king's priest. Ln the year 1033, died Leolf, bishop of the "Wiccii,72 a man of great piety and modesty, at the episcopal town of 72 Worcester.

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