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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
page 257

256 ROOER OF Λ VENDO VER. [Λ. υ . 12)2. silver for each scutcheon. Tn this year a man of noble blood, the renowned knight Roger, constable of Chester, closed his life. Ifotc the French king banished Itcginild count of Jioulognc. About this time Reginald count of Boulogne, a bold and warlike man, was unjustly expelled from bis county by the French king, and deprived of all his property; and, after his expulsion, the said king gave his own son Philip, the same county, together with the daughter and legitimate heiress of the said count, to be held by him as his right for ever. Put count Reginald came to England and was honourably received by king John, from whose generosity he received three hundred pounds of landed revenue, on which he did homage and swore fealty to the said king. Of the death of William de lirause. About the same time William do Brause the elder, who had fled into France from king John, closed his life at Corbeil, and was buried with honours at the convent of St. Victor at Paris. Jn this year, too, pope Innocent, being astonished beyond measure at king John's contiimaciousness in rejecting the wholesome advice of the messengers be had sent to treat with him, absolved from all fealty and allegiance to the English king, the princes, and all others, low ns well as high, who owed duty to the English crown, plainly and under penalty of excommunication, ordering them strictly to avoid associating with him at the table, in council, or converse. At the time of this interdict the king had most evil counsellors, the. names of whom, in part, I will not omit to mention here; William brother of the king, and earl of Salisbury, Alberic de Yore earl of Oxford, Geoffrey Fitz- Petcr justiciary, three courtier bishops, Philip of Durham, Peter of Winchester, and John of Norwich, Richard Marshal chancellor, Hugh do Neville master of the forests, William dc Wrotham warden of the sea-ports, Robert de Yipont and Ivo his brother, Brian do Lisle and Geoffrey de Luci, Hugh de Baliol and Bernard bis brother, William de Cantelli and William his son, Fulk do Cunt ehi, and Henry do Corn hill sheriff of Kent, Robert de ISraybrook and Henry his son, Philip d'Ulecote and John de Bassingbourne, Philip Marcy,

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