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The flowers of history, especially such as relate to the affairs of Britain. Vol. II. A.D. 1066 to A.D. I307.


Sir John Froissart's Chronicles of England, France, Spain and the Ajoining Countries from the latter part of the reign of Edward II to the coronation of Henry IV in 12 volumes 

Chronicles of Enguerrand De Monstrelet (Sir John Froissart's Chronicles continuation) in 13 volumes 

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The flowers of history, especially such as relate to the affairs of Britain. Vol. II. A.D. 1066 to A.D. I307.
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King John, having repudiated JSawisia, married Isabella, daughter of the count of Angouléme. A.D . 1200. King John married Isabella, the daughter of the count of Angouléme, and on the Sunday next before the feast of Saint Denis she was crowned queen, by Hubert, archbishop I of Canterbury, because a divorce had been pronounced between him and Hawisia, the daughter of the earl of Gloucester, because they were related to one another, in the third degree I of consanguinity. But Hugh, surnamed the Brown, had already espoused the same Isabella as his wife. The same year, William Postard, abbot of Westminster, died, and was succeeded by Radulph de Arundel. Also Hugh, bishop of Lincoln, died, on the first of December, after he had lived in his bishopric fourteen years. Peace was made between John, king of England, and Philip, king of France. Guy de Brause was consecrated bishop of Hereford, on the twenty-fourth of September, at Westminster. Louis, son of Philip, king of France, married Blanche, daughter of the king of Spain, and niece of king I John. Mauger was made bishop of Worcester ; John de Grey bishop of .Norwich ; and Giles bishop of Hereford. The same year, before the nativity of the Lord, there were seen by night five moons in the heavens, about the hour of the first watch of the night ; the first in the north, the second in the south, the third in the west, the fourth in the east, and the fifth in the centre of them all. About the same time, the blessed Hugh, bishop of Lincoln, was distinguished for signs and virtues ; of which, however, the most manifest was, that when his body was being conveyed from London to Lincoln, there was not an hour, though the weather was at all times very stormy, in which there was not fire and light in some of the torches which were borne around me bier. Likewise, about the same time, the Lord wrought miracles in the sight of the people, at the preaching of the abbot de Flay, of whom we have made mention above. King John comes to Paris, and is lodged in the palace of the king of France. AD. 1201. Pope Innocent having assumed the sign of the cross, enjoins a general pilgrimage. John, king of England, celebrated the nativity of the Lord at ôutlÎlenfoiU, where he distributed many garments, suited to the festival, among his troops. And Hubert, archbishop of Canterbury, as if

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