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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 155

as they say, are the hundred and forty bodies of the Innocents who were slain for Christ, as also the relics of Saint Victor and his companions, the rods with which our Lord was scourged, the jaw-bone of Saint Lazarus, and one of the ribs of Saint Laurence the Martyr. Between MarseiBes and this abbey, not far from the high road, is a monastery, in which is kept the arm of Saint Margaret the Virgin ; and near the abbey of Saint Victor are two lofty lulls, one of which is caBed Mount Roland, and the other Mount Hospinel. It is worthy of remark, that from MarseiBes to Acre is only fifteen days' and nights' saB,73 with a fair wind ; but in such case you must go straight through the main sea, so that after the hiBs of MarseiBes are lost out of sight, land wiB not be seen either on the right hand or on the left, if you keep straight onward in your course, untB the land of Syria is seen ; and if on the right side of the ship any land should chance to be seen, it is the territory of the pagans, while if land should be seen on the left side of the ship, it is the territory of the Christians. It is also as weB to be known, that there are many islands belonging to the Saracens between the Straits of Africa and MarseBles, one of which is caBed Majore,75 and another Eniuee,7S both of which are tributary to the king of Arragon, the island of Majore paying him a yearly tribute of three hundred silken cloths of Almeria, whBe the island of Eniuce pays him a yearly tribute of two hundred sflken cloths of Bke quality. The Division of the Kingdoms on tlie sea-coast. In the first place, it ought to be known that the whole land extending along the sea-shore from England to Spain, namely, Normandy, Brittany, and Poitou, belongs to the dominions of the king of England ; and this extends as far as the port which is caBed Huartz,77 which divides the territories of the count of Bayonne from those of the king of Navarre. The territories of the king of Navarre begin at the port of Huartz, and extend to the river which is caBed Castre, and which divides the territories of the king of Navarre from those of the king of CastiBe. The territories of the king of Castille begin from the river Castre, and extend as far as the mountains of Sora, which • " " Scinglaturae ad bonum ventum :" qy. whether this word may not be a misprint for some snch word as " schiplatura:." 75 77 '» Majorca. Probably Iviza. Qy. TJstaritz.

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