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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 269

258 ANNALS OF BOGEB DE HOVEDEN. A.D. 1163. oath, the king of the Franks delivered both of his daughters to the king of England, and the above-named castles into the custody of the Templars. Shortly after this period, Henry, king of England, caused his son Henry to be married to Margaret, the daughter of the king of France, although they were as yet but little children, crying in the cradle ; Eobert de Pirou, Tostes de Saint Omer, and Eichard de Hastings, the Templars, who had custody of the said castles, being witnesses and consenting thereto ; immediately upon which they surrendered those castles to the king of England. In consequence, the king of France was extremely indignant at them, and banished these knights from the kingdom of France, upon which the king of England received them and rewarded them with many honors. In the same year, Theobald, archbishop of Canterbury, legate of the Eoman Church, departed this life. In the year from the incarnation of our Lord 1162, being the eighth year of the reign of king Henry, son of the empress Matilda, the said king conferred the see of Canterbury on Thomas, his chancellor. In the same year, pope Alexander came into France, having been expelled from his see by Frederic, the emperor of the Eomans. He was honorably entertained by king Louis and by Henry, king of the English, vAio looked upon him as pope of the Catholic Church. In the same year, Malcolm, king of the Scots, gave his sister Ada in marriage to the earl of Holland.29 In the year of grace 1163, being the ninth year of the reign of king Henry, son of the empress Matilda, the said king of England returned from Normandy into Englapd ; and king Malcolm having recovered at Doncaster from a severe illness, a solemn treaty of peace was made between him and the king of England. In the same year, pope Alexander held a general council at Tours, at which he excommunicated Oc-tavianus the antipope. In the same year, a great dissension arose between the king of England and Thomas, archbishop of Canterbury, relative to the ecclesiastical dignities, which the said king of the English was attempting to disturb and lower in estimation, whereas the archbishop endeavoured by every possible means to keep the ecclesiastical power and dignities intact. For it was the king's wish that if priests, deacons, subdeacons, and other rulers of the 29 This passage is probably in a corrupt state.

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