Help us create a biggest collection of medieval chronicles and manuscripts on line.
#   A   B   C   D   E   F   G   H   I   J   K   L   M   N   O   P   Q   R   S   T   U   V   W   X   Y   Z 
Medieval chronicles, historical sources, history of middle ages, texts and studies

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 

  Previousall pages


Flowers of history. The history of England from the descent of the saxons to A.D. 1235. vol.2
page 436

A.D 1222.] LOSS OK DAMIF.TTA. assistance from our fellow Christians. Given at Acre the 20th of September."* Of the jdlyrimaye of i'liUi/i de Mhenry to the Holy Land. A.D. 1222. Kin-; Henry spent Christmas at Winchester, where I'eter bishop of that place provided the necessary entertainment for him. In this year too, I'bilip de Albeiuy. a brave, anil honest knight, and who had been a faithful instructor of the king of Kngland, set out on his way to Jerusalem, and arrived there after a prosperous voyage without suffering any loss of property, and as soon as he found out the state of affairs at the Holy Land, he sent the following letter to Ralph earl of Chester:— tlf the loss of Iiamielta. " To his worshipful lord and friend R. ear! of Chester and Lincoln, his ever faithful 1'. de Albeney, health and sincere affection. I have to inform your excellency that on the day of the Assumption of the Virgin Alary we sailed from the port of Marseilles, and on th e Monday before the Nativity of the same virgin we arrived before Daniietta, and there we saw many ships leaving the town, and I spoke with a certain vessel, and made presents to the crew, on which they calne to speak to us, and brought us very sad reports. These were thai our people at Damietta and the nobles ill that city, namely, the king of Jerusalem, the legate, th e •Paris bere adds:— "In tliis year ton, William of the church of St. Mary, bishop of London, of his own accord resiglieli his bishopric on the day alter the conversion ol'M . l'ani. (In the Oath of Februarv Kustace de Falconborg, then treasurer of the exchequer, was elected bishop of London ; his election was continued by the legate I'andulph, ami on the galli of April lie was consecrated at Westminster. In the name vear ended the legatcship of I'amliilph, who returned lo Koine. King Henry gave his cider sister, Johanna, in marriage to Alexander king of Scots; she WH S betrothed to him on the day after St. John the lhipiist, at York, ami tie nuptials were solemui/ed in the presence of both kings; in the suine citi of York, Hubert de lìiirgh espoused the sister of the king of Scollami. In Ih's year William de Alla ncy earl of Albemarle, died on the eonlment » hen on his return from llamletla, and his body was brought into Lug arci In Thomas a monk of St. Alhan's. and was buried at Wimnndhnm.a pr..,r\ of Si. Aib.ufs, of which the earl was patron. Kusta'cc bishop ef I.o.idon, demanded from abbai William and the conventual assembly of St. Albans the right of procession, procuration, visitation, and general jurisdiction ; owing to which demands an appeal was made to the pope." r κ 2

  Previous First Next  

"Medievalist" is an educational project designed as a digital collection of chronicles, documents and studies related to the middle age history. All materials from this site are permitted for non commersial use unless otherwise indicated. If you reduplicate documents from here you have to indicate "Medievalist" as a source and place link to us.