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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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266 RCH;KIÎ OF WESHOVER. [A.D. 12Π injured in person or property, and we will dismiss all our anger against them, and will receive them into our favour, and observe this in all good faith ; also that we will not hinder the aforesaid archbishop and bishops, or cause or permit, them to be hindered from performing their duties in all freedom, and enjoying the full authority of their jurisdiction, as they ought to do. And for this we will grant our letters patent as well to our lord the pope as to the said archbishop and to each of the bishops, causing our bishops, earls, and barons, as many of them as the aforesaid archbishop and bishops shall select, to set forth by their oath and by letters patent that they themselves will use their endeavours to see this peace and arrangement firmly kept ; and if by anv chance, which may God avert, we should, either by ourselves or by others, contravene this, they will then abide by the apostolic, commands on behalf of the church against tinviolators of this peace and arrangement, and may we for ever lose the wardship of the vacant churches. And if by chance we cannot induce them to agree to the last part of this oath, namely, that, if we contravene it either by ourselves or others, they will abide by the apostolic commands on behalf of the church against the violators of this peace and arrangement, we have, for this, by our letters patent, pledged with our lord the pope and the church of Home, all the right of patronage which we possess in the English churches. And Ave will transmit all these our letters patent, which are granted for the security of the aforesaid prelates, to the archbishop and bishops before they come to England. Hut, should we require it, the aforesaid archbishop and bishops shall, savin;: the honour of God and the churches, give security on oath, and in writing, that they will not, either personally or brothers, make any attempt against our person or crown, as long as we afford them the security above-mentioned, and keep the peace unbroken. W e will also make full restitution of the confiscated property, and satisfy for their losses the clergy as well as laity who are concerned in this business, not only as regards their property, but also their rights, and we will protect their restored rights; the archbishop and the bishop of Lincoln we will indemnify from the time of their consecration, the rest from the commencement of this disagreement. And no agreement, promise, or grant shall be

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