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ROGER OF WENDOVER Flowers of history. The history of England from the descent of the saxons to A.D. 1235. vol.2


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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Flowers of history. The history of England from the descent of the saxons to A.D. 1235. vol.2
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ν 7tli of July, attended by bis prisoners, the king of Scotland, the earl of Leicester, and Hugh de Castello. How tlir ktny of France abandoned the n'teije of lioucn. When king Henry landed in Normandy, on the 11th of July, he found the city of Rouen besieged ; for Louis king of France and the young king Henry, with the count of Flanders, had assembled a large force in the absence of the king, and severely pressed the citizens; but when the king of France heard that the king of England was coining, he retreated, not without some detriment lo his reputation, and the English soldiers seized ou a large quantity of his arms and munitions of war. The same year, the archbishop of Canterbury returned from Homo, bringing back with him the pall and the primacy of England. Arriving at London on the 30th of August, he convoked the principal clergy belonging to the vacant churches, which bad lately elected fresh prelates, and continued and consecrated the bishops elect of Winchester, Ely, Hereford, and Chichester : but Geoffrey, bishop elect of Lincoln, whose election had not yet been con tinued, crossed the sea, with the intention of sending messengers to Rome, or going there in bis own person. How all the king's sons made peace with their father. Α. I). 1I7Ô. Louis king of France and the count of Flanders, beginning to feel the expenses which they had incurred in the cause of the young king of England, and reflecting on the loss of life and property which had fallen on their subjects, promised to abstain from invading Normandy ; and did their best to reconcile the king with his sons, who, as they well knew, bad incurred their father's malediction, the hatred of the clergy, and the imprecations of the whole people. The king, therefore, informed by the report of the messengers that all his adversaries were reduced to repentance, arranged to meet them at .Mans, where his sons Geoffrey and Richard first did homage to him, and took the oath of fealty. After a few days, the young king, with the archbishops of Rouen, and many other bishops and barons, came before the old king at Hure in Normandy, and throwing himself at bis father's feet, implored his mercy. The king, his father, moved with affection towards hi? son,

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