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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 127

126 ANNUS OF B.OGER DE HOVEDEN. A.D. 11S9. made oath, at the same council to the like effect, upon the soul of the king of England, in presence of the envoys of the king of France ; and the king of England sent to the king of France his agreement binding himself so to do. In the same year, Sibylla, queen of Jerusalem, gave Ascalon to Saladin, as the ransom of her husband, Guido de Lusignan ; on which Saladin set him at liberty, and gave him leave to depart, with a safe conduct as far as the city of Tyre ; on his arrival at which place, the marquis Conrad would not allow him to enter. Consequently, the king, having no place where to lay his head, remained outside of the city of Tyre in his tents ; on which, there flocked to him the Templars and Hospitallers, and all the Christians, who, through fear of the pagans, had been dispersed in that neighbourhood, and gave in their adhesion to him as their lord and king. Upon this, king Guido, by the advice of Heraclius, the Patriarch of Jerusalem, and of those who were with him, set out on his way to the city of Acre, to which he laid siege, at a spot which is called [Mount] Turon, in the month of August, on the octave of the Assumption of Saint Mary, that is to say, on the eleventh day before the calends of September ; but, as the king had but a small army, the pagans, who were in the city of Acre, did not shut the gates of the city either by day or night, but went to and fro, with their camels, carrying provisions and other things that were necessary to them. On the third day after, there landed at Acre, Robert, count de Drues, and his brother Philip, bishop of Beauvais, count Erard de Breines, an

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