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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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8G ROGEK OF WENDOVEK. [A.D . 1189. How William king of Scots diti homage to king Richard at Canterbury. At the same time William king of Scots, did homage to the king of the Knglish for Ins rights in England, and king Richard restored to him the castles of Roxburgh)' and Berwick ; for the redemption of which fortresses, and as a quit-claim for his fealty and allegiance concerning the kingdom of Scotland, and the confirmation of his charter, he paid to the king of England ten thousand marks of silver. Of the liberality of king Richnrd. At this time king Richard gave to his brother John the counties of Cornwall, Devon, Somerset, and Dorset; he also gave to his mother Eleanor her usual dowry, with lands and honours in addition to it. How king Richard crossed the sea to Xormandy. On the 5th of December* in the same year, king Richard set out from the city of Canterbury for Dover; thence to cross the sea, and accordingly, on the eve of the feast of St. Lucy the virgin, be sailed for Flanders, where be vras joyfully received by count Philip, who also accompanied him into Normandy. The king appointed Hugh bishop of Durham, and William bishop of Ely. his chancellor IIULTII Bardulph, and William Briwcre, guardians of the kingdom of England, to keep the laws and customs of the kingdom in observance, atid to administer justice to those who required it; but distinction was made between these guardians in favour of Hugh bishop of Durham, and William bishop of Ely, to the former of whom was entrusted the administration of justice in that part of the country extending from the great river Dumber to the Scotch sea ; whilst the latter obtained the judgeship of the country from the before-mentioned river to the Gallic sea. This much annoyed Hugh bishop of * Instead of this sentence, Matthew l'aria has as follows:—" About the same time, on the Ath day ot December, kin s Richard, when he had finished his praying, fasting, and almsgiving, left the eitvof Canterbury, promising to do all that the martyr could wish for touching those things tor which the saint had contended so gloriously, lie started lor Dover on the eve of St. Lucy, and crossed over to Flanders the same day. Whilst he was at sea, he made a vow to build a chapel to the martvr in the Holy Land, where the saint should be his guide and protector, both by sea and land. This vow he fulfilled at Acre tu shall be said hereafter."

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