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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 375

364 ANNALS OF ROGER DE HOVEDEN, A.D. 1173 the effect that the earl of Maurienne would inviolably observe the said covenants; and if he should in any way depart therefrom, they made oath that, on the summons of our lord the king of England, or of his messenger, and even without any such summons, so soon as they should happen to know that the earl had so departed, they would, from the time of knowing thereof, surrender themselves as hostages to our lord the king of England, in his own realm, wherever he should think fit; and would remain in his custody until such time as they should have prevailed upon the earl to perform the king's pleasure, or have made an arrangement with the king, to his satisfaction. Furthermore, Peter, the venerable archbishop of Tarentaise, Ardirne, bishop of Cevennes, William, bishop of Maurienne, and the abbat of Saint Michael, the Holy Evangelists being placed before them, at the command of the earl, steadfastly promised that, at the will and pleasure of the king, and at such time as he should think fit, they would excommunicate the person of the earl, and place his lands under interdict, if the earl should not observe the agreement so made between them ; that they would also do the same as to the persons of the earl's liegemen, and as to the lands of those through whom it should be caused, that the agreement so made between the king and the earl was not observed, and would hold those who should refuse to keep the peace and their lands under interdict, until satisfaction should have been made to our lord the king. Our lord the king made these covenants and the grants above-written, with and to the earl of Maurienne, and by his command the following made oath that by him the same should be observed : William, earl of Mandeville, William, earl of Arundel, Ralph de Fay, William de Courcy, William de Hinnez, Fulk Paynel, Robert de Briencourt, William Mainegot, Theobald Chabot, William de Munlufzun, Peter de Montesson, and Geoffrey Forrester. In addition thereto, it was to be understood that the earl might give his second daughter in marriage to whomsoever he would, without too greatly diminishing the earldom, after his eldest daughter should have been married to the king's son, either her lawful age allowing thereof, or through the dispensation of the Church of Borne ; and that it should be lawful for her parents or for other persons to give from the lands, for the safety

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