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Roger De Hoveden
The Annals vol.2., From A.D. 1180 To A.D. 1201.


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Roger De Hoveden
The Annals vol.2., From A.D. 1180 To A.D. 1201.
page 126

A.D. 1189. general council at london. 125 Geoffrey, the archbishop elect, coming to York, was received with a solemn procession by the clergy and people. There came also to York, Henry, the brother of William Marshal, to whom the king had given the deanery of York, and Bucard, the nephew of Hugh, bishop of Durham, to whom the king had given the treasurership of York ; but the archbishop of , York refused to receive or instai them, declaring that he would not do so untU such time as his election had been confirmed by the Supreme Pontiff. In the same year, in the month of October, Henry, duke of Saxony, the son-in-law of Henry, kmg of England, returned to Saxony, his own country, and, having levied a large army, attacked those to whom the emperor had given his territories, and defeated them, taking more than thirty castles. In the same year, in the month of November, WiBiam de MandevBle, earl of Aumarle, died at Bouen, in Normandy, and Hugh de Pudsey, count de Bar sur Seine, nephew of Hugh, bishop of Durham, died at Aclea, and was buried in the place at Durham which is caBed the GaBlee.29 In the same month, Botrod, count de Perche, and other envoys of PhiBp, king of Prance, came into England, to Bichard, king of England, to say that, at a general councB held at Paris, the king of Prance, touching the Holy Evangelists, had made oath, as had aB the chief men of his kingdom who had assumed the cross, that, God wflBng, they would, without fail, be at Vezelay, at the close of Easter, for the purpose of setting out for Jerusalem; and, in testimony of the said oath, the king of France sent to the king of England his letters, requesting of him that he and his earls and barons would in like manner give him assurance that, at the same period, they would be at Vezelay. Accordingly, Bichard, king of England, and his earls and barons who had assumed the cross, met at a general council at London ; and, touching the Holy Evangelists, made oath that, with the help of God, they would, without faB, be at Vezelay at the close of Easter, prepared to set out thence for Jerusalem; upon which the before-named count de Perche, and the other envoys of the king of France, made oath, at the councB, upon the soul of the king of France, in presence of the king of England, to the same effect, and WiBiam Marshal and some others 2 9 A portion of the cathedral, at the east end of it, overlooking the banks of the Wear.

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