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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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the part of both your people and yourself, to hold nothing which may appear to dill'er from the doctrines of the apostolic see. To which must lie added the highest merit, as the aforesaid Philip says he has heard from your own people, that you desire to have a church in the city of Jerusalem ami an altar, where religious and prudent men of your kingdom might remain and be more fully instructed in apostolic dis cipline, by whom also you and your people! might the more easily receive and hold their Christian doctrines. We, there, fore, wishing to reclaim you from those articles in which yon deviate from the Christian faith, have sent the aforesaid Philip to your highness, through whom you may be instructed in the articles of the Christian faith, wherein you and yours seem to differ from us, and so may have no cause to fear that anything will spring out of your error to impede the salva tion of you or yours, or in any way to cast a stigma on your profession of Christianity." How Lucius succeeded to pope Alexander, 'l'ha stime year died pope Alexander, after he, had sat twenty-two years in the Roman see. ile was sneceeilrd bv Ilnmbald bishop of Ostia, who took the name of Lucius the third, and sat four years in the apostolic church. Also Philip king of h'rance married Margaret daughter of Baldwin count of llainanlt, by Margaret, sister of Philip count of Flanders. The1 same year, also, the old coinage was abrogated, and a new coinage issued on the feast of St. Martin's. The same year, Baldwin abbnt of Ford, a Cistercian monastery, succeeded to Roger as bishop of Winchester. ll'nr (ieoffrry bishop elect of Lincoln declined the election. A.i). ] 1 HI?, (iooli'rcy elect of Lincoln, and son of the king of Knglund, after his election had been confirmed by the pope, and he had ruled that same church peaceably during seven years, on the clay of the Kpiphanv at Marlborough, in presence of the king and the bishops, renounced his election, though no one compelled him to do so. At the same time, llenrv, in presence of the nobles of the kingdom, at W altham, liberally granted two thousand marks of silver and tive hundred marks of gold to assist the I lolv Land, after which ht? crossed into Normandy. In these days, Henry duke of

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