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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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A.i). 1217.Ί EVENTS IN THE HOLY LAND. j 387 Of the treaty made between the king of England and ÌAluii. About this time, the messengers of Louis wlio bail gone on his behalf to the court of Home, brought word to him, that unless lie left Kngland the sentence of excommunication which the legate Wall) had pronounced against him would on the day of the Lord's supper be confirmed. On account of this a truce was made between Louis and king Henry to last till the Kaster month, by which it was agreed that everything was to remain till that time in the same state as it was ou the dav of the truce being sworn to, with respect both to castles and other possessions. Louis then crossed the sea during Lent, on such a footing, that he never again had the good will of the barons of Kngland a he had formerly : tor of that party, William earl of Salisbury, William earl of Arundel, William earl of Warrenne, and many others, at once returned to their allegiance to king Henry, and adhered to his cause from that time : the grand marshal too recalled his eldest son William to his allegiance to the king, and thus Louis's party was in a great measure broken up. Eventa in the land of promise. The army at Acre was at this time divided into four parts ; the kings of Hungary and Cyprus went to Tripoli, where the voting king of Cyprus died. The king of Hungary, after staying there for a short time, look his departure to the injury of the cause of the Holy Land : for be took awav with hint pilgrims and galleys, horses, cattle, and arms, and although much entreated by the patriarch not to leave, he weti! away with his retinue, and was excommunicated. Another portion, consisting of the lazy and timid, anil the wealthy, remained in Acre. The king of Jerusalem aud the duke of Austria, with the hospitallers of St. John, and many prelates, aud others of the crusaders, in a short time had strengthened the castle at Casarca in Palestine, although frequent reports of the approach of the enemy were brought to them. At this latter place, the patriarch with six prelates celebrated the feast of the Purification with all due solemnity. The templars too, with the lord D'Avenue-, and other pilgrims, and the hospitallers of the Teutonic order, fortified a castle formerly called "Th e Districi." but now the " Pilgrim's Castle," which lies between Cailla and Ca-sarea,

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