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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 531

ANNALS OF ROGER DE HOYEDEN. A.D. 520 1180. king of France had been guilty of towards his mother and bis uncles. After Easter, Philip, king of France, took to wife the daughter of the earl of Hainault, and niece of Philip, earl of Flanders, being the daughter of his sister ; and as a marriage portion with his niece, the said earl of Flanders gave the whole territory of Vermandois as far as the river Lis. Upon this, Philip, king of France, determined to have himself and his wife crowned on the day of Pentecost at the city 01 Sens ; but, by the advice of the earl of Flanders, he shortened the intervening time, and caused himself and his wife to be crowned on Ascension day at Saint Denis, by the archbishop of Sens. When William, archbishop of Eheims, came to know of this, he was greatly incensed, and made complaint to Alexander, the Supreme Pontiff, of the intrusion 01 the archbishop of Sens, who, contrary to law and the dignity of the church of Eheims, had had the presumption to crown the king of France. After this, Philip, king of France, and Henry, king of England, the father, held a conference between Gisors and Trie ; at which, the king of England, partly by gentle words and partly by threats, prevailed upon the king of France, in spite of the advice of the earl of Flanders, to banish from his mind all the displeasure and indignation which he had felt towards his mother and his uncles, and to receive them again into their wonting favour, covenanting to allow his mother every day seven pounds of Paris money for her daily support, and after the decease of his father, to pay her dower entire and in full, retaining, however, in his own hands the castles and fortified places. At the same conference, by way of making security more sure, the king of England, the father, in presence of Philip, king of France, received homage from Philip, earl of Flanders, and for the said homage granted him one thousand marks of silver yearly, to be received out of the exchequer at London ; on condition, however, that in return for the said one thousand marks the earl of Flanders should find each year five hundred knights to serve the king of England for the space of forty days, whenever he should be called upon so to do. In the same year, Louis, king of the Franks, departed this life at Paris, in the month of September, it being the fourteenth day before the calends of October, and the fifth day of

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