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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 395

384 ANNALS OP ROGER DE HOTEDEN. A.D. 1171. teking with him his Brabanters and a thousand Welchmen, together with "William, king of the Scots, Itobert, earl of Leicester, and Hugh, earl of Chester, whom he placed in confinement, first at Caen, and afterwards at Falaise. On the same day on which the king landed at Barbeflet, he met on the sea-shore Richard, archbishop of Canterbury, on his return from Alexander, the Supreme Pontiff, with the pall and legateship and primacy of the whole of England, together with Reginald, bishop of Bath, whom the said archbishop had consecrated at Saint John de Maurienne, on their return from Rome. The king, however, did not wish to detain them with him, but sent them on to England. After this, on the Lord's day next ensuing, the king, the father, arrived with his Brabanters and "Welchmen at Rouen, which the king of France and the king of England, the son, were besieging on one side, while on the other there was free egress and ingress. On the following morning, the king sent his Welchmen beyond the river Seine ; who, making way by main force, broke through the midst of the camp of the king of Franee, and arrived unhurt at the great forest, and on the same day slew more than a hundred of the men of the king of France. Now, the king of France had been staying there hardly a month, when, lo ! the king of England, the father, coming from England, opened the gates of the city, which the burgesses had blocked up, and sallying forth with his knights and men-atarms, caused the fosses which bad been made between the army of the king of France and the city, to be filled up with logs of timber, stones, and earth, and to be thus made level. As for the king of France, he and his men remained in their tents, and were not inclined to come forth. The rest of the people of the king of England took up their positions for the defence of the walls, but no one attacked them ; however, a part of the army of the king of France made an attempt to destroy their own engines of war. On the following day, early in the morning, the king of France sent the weaker portion of his army into his own territories ; and, with the permission of the king of England, followed them on the same day to a place which is called Malaunay, and lies between Rouen and the town called Tostes ; having first given security by the hand of William, archbishop of Sens, and of earl Theobald, that on the following day

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