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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 373

362 ANNALS OF BOGER D E HOVEDEN. A.D. 1173. they had come to him, he immediately sent them to have an interview with the king of France ; for the king of France greatly longed to see his daughter and to converse with her. When they came to him in France they were received by him with great honor and joyousness, and stayed with him some days. From this circumstance great injury resulted to the kingdom of England, and to the kingdom of France as well. For Louis, ldng of France, who always held the king of England in hatred, counselled the new king of England, as soon as he should arrive in Normandy, to request the king, his father, to give him either the whole of England or the whole of Normandy, where he himself might reside with his daughter. He further advised him, if his father should be willing to grant him neither of those countries, to return, together with his queen, to France to him. In the meantime, the king, dreading the deceit and malice of the king of France, which he had frequently experienced, sent to France for his son and his wife ; on which, having received permission from the king of France, agreably to the king's command, they returned into Normandy. The festival of the Nativity of our Lord now approaching, the king proceeded towards Anjou, and held his court there on the day of the Nativity of our Lord, leaving his son behind, together with his queen, in Normandy. In the same year, Adam de Port was charged with being a traitor to the king ; and, because on the king's summons he would not take his trial, he was outlawed from England. In the year of grace 1173, being the nineteenth year of the reign of ldng Henry, son of the empress Matilda, the said king was, on the day of the Nativity of our Lord, at Chinon, in Anjou, and queen Eleanor was there with him, while the king, his son, and his wife were in Normandy. After the Nativity, the king, the father, sent for the king, the son, and they proceeded to Montferrat, in Auvergne, where they were met by Hubert, earl of Maurienne, who brought with him Alice, his eldest daughter. The king, the father, obtained her for the sum of four thousand marks of silver, as a wife for his son John, together with the whole of the earldom of Maurienne, in case the above-named earl should not have a son by his wife. But, in case he should have a son, lawfully begotten, then the

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