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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 161

great difficulty, reached the top of the hill, there took to flight •with all possible speed and re-entered the city, the king pursuing them with the edge of the sword. On this, the knights and men-at-arms of the king of England bravely attacked the citizens at the gates and walls of the city, and, suffering many hard blows from stones, at one moment effected an entrance into the city gates, while at another they were driven out. Here there were slain five knights of the king of England's people, and twenty men-atarms, while the king of France was looking on, and giving them no assistance, although they were of one brotherhood with him in the pilgrimage. As for the king of France, he and his people entered the city, and made their way through them in perfect safety. However, the men of the king of England at last exercised their strength with such effect, that by main force they burst open the city gates and mounted the walls in all directions, and so having entered the city, they took possession thereof, and immediately hoisted the banners of the king of England on the fortifications around the walls. At this the king of Franco was greatly indignant, and demanded that the banners of the king of England should be lowered, and his own set up ; this, however, the king of England would not permit, but still, that the wishes of the king of France might be satisfied, he lowered his own banners and gave the city into the charge of the knights Hospitallers, and the Templars, until everything should have been complied with that he demanded of Tancred king of Sicily. Respecting the agreement made between Philip, king of France, and Richard, king of England, at Messina. On the eighth day of October, the king of France and the king of England, before their earls and barons, and the clergy and people, made oath upon the relics of the Saints, that the one would defend the other in that pilgrimage, both in going and returning, with good faith, and the earls and barons swore that they would strictly and inviolably observe the same. After this, by the advice and consent of the whole of the army of the pilgrims, the said kings enacted that all pilgrims who should die on their journey on the said pilgrimage, might at their pleasure dispose of all their armour, horses, and apparelwhich they should

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