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


Sir John Froissart's Chronicles of England, France, Spain and the Ajoining Countries from the latter part of the reign of Edward II to the coronation of Henry IV in 12 volumes 

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Roger De Hoveden
The Annals vol.2., From A.D. 1180 To A.D. 1201.
page 165

her dower, before she left me, and as to the rest of your demands, I will do whatever I shall feel myself bound to do, in conformity with the customs of this kingdom." Accordingly, by the advice of prudent councillors, the king of Sicily gave to the king of England twenty thousand ounces of gold, in satisfaction of the dower of his sister, and another twenty thousand ounces of gold, by way of compromise for all the other particulars before mentioned, which he had demanded of right as the bequest of William, king of Sicily, deceased, nnd agreed that a marriage should be had between Arthur, duke of Brittany, his nephew, and a daughter of king Tancred. These concessions being made on either side, Bichard, king of England, wrote to Tancred, king of Sicily, to the following effect :— The treaty of peace made lettceen Riehard, Icing of England, Tancred, king of Sicily. " To Tancred, by the grace of God the illustrious king of Sicily, and of the dukedom of Apulia and the principality of Capua, Bichard, by the same grace, king of England, duke of Normandy and Aquitaine, and earl of Anjou, health in Him who bestows health upon kings. Whereas, while on our pilgrimage, the Lord inspiring us thereto, we were passing through your lands for the purpose of aiding the land of Jerusalem, which, its sins so demanding, the incursions of the pagans have in a great measure overrun, and the sword of the enemies of Christ laid waste, we were compelled to make some stay at your city of Messina, the inclemency of the winds, and of the sea, and of the season, preventing us from setting sail, on which, a dissension chancing to arise between our people and the citizens of the said city, great loss resulted to both parties both in property and men : in consequence whereof, it seemed probable to many that our brotherly love and affection might receive some check : we have therefore taken due care to observe the purpose and intention of our pilgrimage, and have resolved that both by ourselves, and by our dearly-beloved and faithful friends, as also by your venerable archbishops, to wit, Bichard, archbishop of Messina, William, archbishop of Montreal, William, archbishop of Eisa, and Bichard, son of the venerable man Walter, your chancellor, and other excellent men delegated on your behalf, the bonds of inviolate peace should be drawn still closer between

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