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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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4 : 8 i:oi;r.i: OF IVENDOVER. [A.D . 1-2-23. with a tried body of troops, proceeded to a wood which was near, and there awaited their arrival, and when the latter were passili" the amhitscade, count Richard and his followers rushed on them amidst the sound of trumpets, brandishing their lances ; a severe conflict then took place between the two parties, but the enemy were at length put to flight, on which count Richard hotly pursued them, and after slaying numbers of the fugitives, captured their carts, baggagehorses, silver vessels, and other spoil, and thus he in a short time reduced the whole of Gascony to subjection. In this rame vivar John bishop of lily died, and was succeeded by Geoffrey de Burgh, archdeacon of Norwich. Of the banishment nf the traitor Fauleasius. About this time, namely in the month of March, the king of England and his nobles assembled incornici] at Westminster, at which the king ordered them to come to a final determination as to what was to be done with the traitor Falcasi us. The nobles agreed with the king, that as he bad for many years faithfully served his father, he, should not be deprived of life or limb, but all unanimously agreed in condemning him to be for ever banished from England ; the king then ordered William earl Warrennc to conduct him in safety to the coast, and having placed him on board a ship, to send him at once to sea. When they arrived at the coast and Faleasius was embarking on board ship, he begged of the earl with tears to carry his greeting to his lord the king, and declared on his oath, that the disturbances which he had caused in England, he had excited at the instigation of the nobles of the kingdom. He then set sail with onlv five retainers for Normandy, and immediately on his arrival there he was made prisoner by the French king's agents, and taken before Louis; hut as he bore the sign of the cross, tliev set him free, and he went to Rome, where, in company with Robert Paslew his clerk, he appeared before the pope, as will be related in its proper place. Of the insjieetion of the forests, as to trhieh ought to be esempi from forest hues. In the same year, about the month of Easter, Hugh de Neville and Brian de L'isle, with other appointed persons,

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