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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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142 HOG Κ Π OF YVF.NDOVF.n. [Λ ». 1195. England, without any privilege or exception to you or your church, brother archbishop, or to any other person. Hy the authority of these presents we therefore com marni all your coimnunitv to pay all due reverence and honour to the said Hubert, as legate of the apostolic see." y Vii* pope's reproof to the king of tlie /'reach for his di coree of his wife. At this time pope Celestine wrote amongst other things to the archbishop of Seine as follows, " Since we. in oui- bowels of ail'ection, especially regard the king of the French, we have by our beloved son the subdeacou, a legate of the apostolic see sent especially for the purpose, required of the said king that he should treat with the affection of a husband his wife, whom he by evil counsel has put away frinì him, and not give ear to those persons, who consider it as gain to sow the seeds of hatred and discord between people when they can. Therefore we, by the advice of our brethren, entirely annul that sentence of divorce, which was passed contrary to law, and by these our apostolic letters command and strictly enjoin your brotherhood, that, if the aforesaid king shall, during her life, wish to espouse another in her place, ye take care to forbid him from the same, by our apostolical authority." The pope's ball to the bishops of England ou behalf of the Uo'tj Lund. At this time pope Celestine wrote to Hubert, archbishop of Canterbury, and to his Suffragali priests, amongst other subjects on behalf of the Holy Land to the following purport:—"My brethren, archbishops and bishops, to whom is entrusted the care of souls, make urgent and incessant pravers to Goti that you may induce the people, subject to your rub , to take the cross, and stir themselves to put to confusion the persecutors of Christianity, for as much as we hope, and von ought to hope also, that the Lord, by your preaching and prayers, will let down your net for a draught, and will arouse such men to the defence o f the eastern land, bv whose merits rather than their prowess in arms, God will arise and his enemies will be scattered, and those who hate him shall lice before him. Hut we, in regard to tho-e who undertake this pilgrimage for the love of God, and endeavour t o tlie utmo-t of their power to fjllil it, by virtue of ou r olii e entra -led

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