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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 215

In the year 1112, on the third day before the nones of May, being Sunday, Samson, the twenty-fifth bishop" of Worcester, departed this life. In October, Henry, king of the English, placed earl Robert de Belesme in confinement at Cherburg. In the year 1113, the city of Worcester was, on the calends of July, destroyed by fire, with the principal church and all the others, and the castle. One of the monks, a person of the greatest utility to the monastery, together with two servants and fifteen citizens, perished in the flames. In the month of July, Henry, king of the English, returned to England, and bringing with him earl Bobert de Belesme from Normandy, placed him in close custody at Wareham. On the fourth day before the nones of October, two men of exemplary virtue departed this life ; Thomas, the prior, and Coleman, a monk, of the venerable ehurch of Saint Mary at Worcester, men of noble extraction. On the fifth day before the calends of January, being the Lord's day, Teulph, the king's chaplain, received the bishopric of Worcester at Windsor. In the year 1114, on the eighth day before the ides of January, Matilda, daughter of Henry, king of the English, was married to Henry, the emperor of the Romans, at Mentz, and consecrated empress. On the sixth day before the calends of March, being the third day of the week, Thomas the Younger, archbishop of York, departed this life. When he was first taken Rl, his medical men told him that he could not recover, except by means of carnal knowledge of a woman ; on which he made answer, " Shame upon a malady whieh requires sensuality for its cure !" and being thus chosen by the Lord while of virgin purity closed his temporal life. On the sixth day before the calends of May, being the Lord's day, Ralph, bishop of Bochester, was elected at Windsor archbishop of Canterbury. On the tlrird day before the nones of May, being the third day of the week, the city of Chichester, together with the principal monastery, was, through culpable carelessness, destroyed by fire. On the day of the Assumption of Saint Mary, Turstin, the king's chaplain, was, at Winchester, elected to the archbishopric of York, and Arnulph, abbat of Burgh, was chosen bishop of Hereford. Henry, king of the English, after leading an array into Wales, before the feast of Saint Michael crossed the 51 He is by mistake called " Archiepiscopus," " archbishop." 204 ANNALS OF ROGER. DE HOVEDEN. A.D. 1114.

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