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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 542

A.D. 1180. DISPUTE AS TO THE BISHOPRIC OF ST. ANDREW'S. 531 After this command had been fully complied with, the new emperor delivered him to other tormentors, who, scattering straw over him, set fire to his sides and burned him till the whole of his skin was contracted into wrinkles : after which they fastened him to the tails of horses, and then, dragging him through the midst of the city, when he was dead, cast his body outside thereof. After this, the religious men who lived in that church in the city, which is called the Latin church, came to the emperor Tursakius and asked for his body ; on which he gave it to them, and they buried it in their church, which he had built. But his hand that had been cut off was suspended by chains of iron from a gibbet. In the next place, by command of the emperor Tursakius and the whole clergy and people, it was, ordered, after due consideration, that whatever Androneus had commanded to be done should be declared null and void : in consequence of which, aB who by command of Androneus had gone into exde, returned home. In addition to this, the emperor Tursakius slew the two sons of Androneus, and taking due precaution for the future, deposed the above-named patriarch Basilius, and shut him up in a monastery. He also sent for the person who had foretold to him what should come to pass, and, contrary to the wishes of the canons of the church of Saint Sophia, appointed him patriarch : in consequence of which there arose a division among them, so that no one would pay obedience to him. As he was a man of peace and was unwilling to have any contention with them, he abdicated the patriarchate, on which the emperor appointed him supreme judge in ecclesiastical matters over all the churches of his empire. After this, the emperor TursaMus, by the advice of his family, married the daughter of Bela, Icing of Hungary, by whom he had sons and daughters, I to one of whom Boger, king of Sicily, son of Tancred, king of I Sicily, was married. I In the same year, Henry, king of England, the father, I made a new coinage in England, and fined the moneyers I for the baseness of the old coinage. In this year also, I Bichard, bishop of Saint Andrew's, in Scotland, departed I this life, after whose decease there immediately arose a division as to the election of a bishop. For the canons of the church of Saint Andrew's elected as their bishop master ii u 2

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