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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 146

A.u. 1190. THE BISHOP OP NORWICH RETURNS HOME. 145 seventh, day of August the king passed by a rock projecting into the sea, which is called the Capo di Cercel,56 and an island called Parmerola, and another island called Ponza, and another called Palmera. On the top of the mountain called Capo di Cercel, is a castle in which robbers and pirates often take refuge. The king next came to a city called Terracina, in which was formerly a pier covered with copper. He next came to Garilla, and then to a castle which bears the name of Capo del Espurun.67 Here is the division of the territories of the Romans and of those of the king of Sicily, in that portion thereof which is called the principality of Capua. After this, the king passed an island which is called Pantea, and is distant from the city of Gaeta forty miles. Pantea was the native place of Pilate, and in it there was formerly a pier covered with copper. The king next passed an island called Istellemania, which is always smoking. This island is said to have been set on fire from the island called Volcano, the fire from it flying and burning up, as they say, both sea and fish. Not far distant from this island is the island of Girun, where there is a good castle and harbour. The king next passed an island called Baterun, and the port of Baiae, where are the baths of VirgB ; it is ten mBes distant from Naples. -He then passed Capua and Capo di Maverba, which lies midway between Naples and Salerno. On the twenty-eighth day of August the king arrived at Naples, and proceeded to the abbey of Saint Januarius, to see the sons of Naimundus, who lie in the crypt68 there, skin and bone. Here he made a stay tBl the Nativity of Saint Mary the Virgin, the Mother of God, and on the same day, hiring horses, he proceeded to Salerno, where he stayed a considerable time. In the meantime, Baldwin, archbishop of Canterbury, Hubert, bishop of Salisbury, and Eanulph de GlanviBe, who had come with the king of England as far as Marseilles, there embarked on board ship ; and the Lord gave them a prosperous voyage, so that in a short time, without any accident, he led them over a vast tract of sea to the siege of Acre. John, bishop of Norwich, however, went to the pope, and, receiving from him permission to return, gave up the cross, and returned 5 8 The place now called " Circello," or " the Tower of Circe." 67 68 Now called Sperlonga. These mummies being preserved by the antiseptic properties of the crvpt. ; VOL. II.

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