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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 415

404 ANNALS OP ROGER DE HOVEDEN. A.D. 1175. Lachlin, or any who held it of him, held the same. Also, with the further exception of Wexford, with all its appurtenances, that is to say, with the whole of Leighlin : and with the exception of Waterford, with the whole of the land that lies between Waterford and Dungarvan, so that Dungarvan with all its appurtenances be included in the said land. " And if the Irish who have taken to flight shall wish to return to the lands of the barons of the king of England, they are to return in peace on paying the above-named tribute which others pay, or doing the ancient services which they were in the habit of doing for their lands ; this latter to be at the will and option of the lords. And if any of them shall refuse to return to their lord the king of Connaught, he is to compel them to return to their lands, that they may remain there under his protection, and the king of Connaught is to receive hostages from all whom our lord the king of England has entrusted to him, at the will of our lord the king and of himself. He himself also shall give hostages at the will of our lord the king of England, of one sort or another, and they shall do service unto our lord the king each year with their dogs and birds, by way of making payment. And nothing whatever, on any land whatsoever belonging to our lord the king shall they withhold against the will and command of our lord the king. Witnesses hereto : Richard, bishop of Winchester, Geoffrey, bishop of Ely, Laurence, archbishop of Dublin, Geoffrey, Nicholas, and Roger, the king's chaplains, William, earl of Essex, Richard de Lucy, Geoffrey de Perche, Reginald de Cortinea," and many others. At the same council the king of England gave the bishopric of Waterford to Master Augustin, a native of Ireland, that see being then vacant there, and he sent him into Ireland with Laurence, archbishop of Dubbin, to be consecrated by Donatus, archbishop of Cashel. In the same year, there was in England, and in the countries adjoining, a deadly mortality among mankind, so milch so, that on most days seven or eight bodies of the dead were carried out to burial. And immediately after this deadly mortality, a dreadful famine ensued. In the same year, a short time before the feast of All Saints, there came to England a cardinal, whose name was Hugezun,65 a legate from the Apostolic See, for whom our lord the 6 7 He is more generally called Hugo de Petra Leonis. See p. 406.

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