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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 378

A.D. 1173. r -BINCE HENBY BEV0LTS FE03I HIS FATHEE. to him some portion of his territories, where he, with his wife, might take up their residence. Indeed, he had requested his father to give him either Normandy, or Anjou, or England, which request he had made at the suggestion of the king of France, and of those of the earls and barons of England and Normandy who disliked his father : and from this time it was that the king, the son, had been seeking pretexts and an oppor tunity for withdrawing from his father. And he had now so entirely revolted in feeling from obeying his wishes, that he could not even converse with him on any subject in a peace able manner. Having now gained his opportunity, both as to place and pccasion, the king, the son, left his father, and proceeded to the king of France. However, Eichard Barre, his chan ccBor, Walter, his chaplain, ABward, his chamberlain, and WiBiam Blund, his apparitor, left him, and returned to the king, his father. Thus did the king's son lose both his feel ings and his senses ; he repulsed the innocent, persecuted a father, usurped authority, seized upon a kingdom; he alone was the guBty one, and yet a whole army conspired against his father ; "so does the madness of one make many mad."1 7 For he it was who thirsted for the blood of a father, the gore of a parent ! In the meantime, Louis, king of the Franks, held a great council at Paris, at which he and aB the principal men of France made oath to the son of the king of England that they would assist him in every way in expelling his father from the kingdom, if he should not accede to his wishes : on which he swore to them that he would not make peace with his father, except with their sanction and consent. After this, he swore that he would give to PhBip, earl of Flanders, for his •homage, a thousand pounds of yearly revenues in England, and the whole of Kent, together with Dover castle, and Rochester castle ; to Matthew, earl of Boulogne, for his homage, the Soke of Kirketon in Lindsey, and the earldom of Mortaigne, with the honor of Hay; and to Theobald, earl of Blois, for his homage, two hundred18 pounds of yearly revenues in Anjou, and the castle of Amboise, with all the jurisdiction which he had claimed to hold in Tourainc ; and he " " Unius dementia démentes efficit mnltos." 1 8 A various reading makes it five hundred.

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