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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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tive of honour, as to have the power of so many kings subject t o them. " After the aforesaid king Edgar, there reigned successively, as kings of England, the lord Edward the Martyr, Ethelred, his brother, Edmund, surnamed Ironside, son of Ethelred, and, in the year of grace one thousand and seventeen, Canute ; all o f whom, in their times, peaceably retained the kingdom of Scotland in subjection to them, with this single exception, that in the fifteenth year of the reign of the aforesaid Canute, the Scots rebelled ; but Canute at once led an expedition into that country, and with very little trouble subdued Malcolm, king of Scotland, and the aforesaid Malcolm became subject to him. Canute was succeeded as king of England by Harold, hie son, and by Hardicanute, brother of Harold, one after another, who, during their reigns, always preserved the kingdom of England in peaceable subjection. In the thousand and fifty-fourth year of grace, Saint Edward, king of England, gave the kingdom of Scotland to Malcolm, son of the king of Cumberland, to be held by him under himself. Again, in the thousand and seventy-second year of grace, William the Bastard, king of England, a kinsman of the aforesaid Saint Edward, received homage from Malcolm, king of Scotland,, as his subject. In the year of grace one thousand and ninety-one, the aforesaid Malcolm, king of Scotland, took the oath of fealty, and was subject to William Rufus, king of England. " A.D . 1092. The aforesaid William did, for just reasons, de pose Dunewald from the kingdom of Scotland, and appointed Duncan, son of Malcolm, to that kingdom, and received from him homage and the oath of fealty. And when the aforesaid Duncan had been treacherously slain, the same king William again deposed Dunewald, who had* a second time seized on the kingdom of Scotland, and appointed Edgar, son of Malcolm, king of Scotland, and gave that kingdom to him. He was succeeded by Alexander, the brother of Edgar, with the consent of king Henry the First, the brother of the afore said king William Rufus. " A.D. 1126. David, king of Scotland, did homage and swore fealty to the empress Matilda, daughter and heiress of the aforesaid king Henry. Again, Henry, the son of the aforesaid king David, did homage to Stephen, king of England. Also William, king of Scotland, and David, his son, and the earls

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