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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 168

A.D. 1190. LETTER OF KING RICHARD TO POPE CLEMENT. 167 preserve with the lord Tancred, king of Sicily the dukedom of Apulia and the principality of Capua, and his realm, and all the lands under his dominion, lasting peace, both himself and his, by land and by sea ; and that, so long as my said lord shall be in the kingdom of king Tancred, he shall give him his assistance in defending his territories wheresover he shall happen to be in the territories of the lord Tancred, king of Sicily, and what person soever may attempt to invade, or make war, against the same ; and that my lord shall, with his own hand, swear to observe this same treaty of peace, if the lord, king Tanered, shall, in like manner, with his hand, swear to observe the said treaty of peace. And if, at any time, which may heaven prevent, my lord shall attempt to break the said peace, I will place myself in the custody of the said lord, the king Tancred, wheresoever he shall think fit ; and all these things my lord Eichard, king of England, and I myself, will observe in good faith, and without fraud and evil intent ; so help us God, and these Holy Gospels of God, and the relics of the Saints. Amen." It is also worthy to be remarked, that the archbishops, bishops, and other subjects of king Tancred swore to the same effect, upon his soul, that he and his people would keep the peace towards Eichard, king of England, and his people, by sea and by land, so long as they should be in his territories ; and if the said Tancred, king of Sicily, and his people, should not keep the peace, then the said archbishops, and others, who had taken that oath on behalf of king Tancred, would place themselves in the custody of the king of England wheresoever he should think fit. It is also to be observed, that king Tancred gave to Eichard, king of England, another twenty thousand ounces of gold in satisfaction of all questions which he had raised, both as to the dower of his sister, the queen, as also concerning all his other demands ; and, to the end that king Tancred might be made more secure as to all the covenants above mentioned, Eichard, king of England, wrote to the Supreme Pontiff to the following effect :— The Letter ofRichard, king of England, to pope Clement, relative to tlie peace made between him and king Tancred. "T o his most reverend lord and most holy father Clement, by the grace of God, Supreme Pontiff of the Holy Apostolic See, Eichard, by the same grace, king of England, duke of Normandy and Aquitaine, and earl of Anjou, health and

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