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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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ROGEU OK WEN DO VER. [A.D. 1210. which had been taken from religious men by the said king's violence: but as soon as the perversity of this man came to the ears of the supreme pontili', he was, by the pope's own management, deprived of all his goods and benefices, and at length reduced to such wretchedness, that he was compelled by necessity in the poorest clothing to beg his bread from door to door; and the multitude looked on him with derision saying, " Behold the man who did not make (Jod his helper, but put his trust in the multitude of his riches, and strengthened himself in his vanity ; let him therefore be always before the Lord, that the recollection of him may perish from the earth, because he did not call it to his mind to show compassion ; therefore the Lord will destroy him to the end, and his speech shall be against him as a sin, so that his habitation may be blotted out from the land of the living." Of the consecration of Hugh bishop of Lincoln. In this same year Hugh bishop elect of Lincoln, obtained leave from the king to cross over to France, that he might receive consecration from the archbishop of Rouen, but as soon as he had landed in Normandy, he went to Stephen archbishop of Canterbury, and after making his canonical submission to that prelate, he was by him consecrated on the 20th of December. When this was discovered by the king, he immediately took possession of all the said bishopric, and converted all the emoluments of it to bis own \ises: he also gave up his seal to Walter de Gray and appointed him his chancellor, and he made tini king's pleasure his business in managing all the affairs of the kingdom. How the Jews were compelled to pay a heavy ransom. Λ.Ι). 1210. King John was at Windsor at Christmas, and all the nobles of England were present and conversing with him, notwithstanding the sentence under which he was bound, a rumour of which, although it had not been published, had spread through all parts of Fughimi, and come to the ears of everybody; for the king endeavoured to work evil to all who absented themselves from him. Afterwards, by the king's order, all the Jews throughout Fughimi, of both sexes, were seized, imprisoned, and tortured severely, in order to do the king's will with their money; some of them then after

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