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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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Λ. I). 1210.] EVENTS IN THE HOLY LAMI. this tin: abbat replied that h? would not do homage to him, till In; was released Irani the homage which he bail made to ι ho king of England, on which Louis became greatly enraged, and swore that he would burn the convent and the whole town unless he did what was required of him. At last tho said abbat, after being dreadfully threatened, on tin; intervention of Sayer earl of Winchester, paid a line for himself and for the town, giving to Louis for a truce till the pnliticali on of St. Alary eighty marks of silver; and on this Louis returned to the city of London. /'cculi connected icith the land of promue. In the same year, on tho expiration of the truce made between those- of the faith in the land of promise and the Saracens, at the first passage after the general Laterali council, the army of the Lord assembled in great force at Acre, under the three kings of Jerusalem, Hungary, and Cyprus. There were also present the dukes of Austria and Bohemia, with a large, knightly array from the kingdom of Germany, and several counts and men of rank. The archbishops of Nicosia, Sal/burgh, Argia, Hungary, Iìayeux, Jìawerge, Munster, and Utrecht, and with them the noble and powerful Walter d'Avenues, licsides these, the patriarch of Jerusalem, amidst much humility of clergy and people, reverently carrying the symbol of the life-giving cross, set out on the sixth day after All Saints from Acre for the camp of the army of the Lord, which had gone forward to Kecordana. This being a piece of the Lord's cross had, after the. loss of tin: Holy Land, been kept concealed by those of the faith till this time; for in a conflict between the Saracens and Christians, in Saladin's time, the cross, as wc have heard from our elders, was cut, and a part of it being curried into the fight, was there lost, but the part left behind still remained and was now shown. The army of the faith, furnished with this l'or a standard, marched through the plain of Fnba to the fountain of Tubaiinia, and suffered much in that day's inarch. Scouts were then sent out, wdio saw- the dust which was caused by the enemy, hut were uncertain whether they were in retreat or advancing to meet them. On the following day they inarched between the mountains of' Gel hoc tin their right hand and a lake on their left, and reached

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