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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 176

A.D. 1190. RESTORATION MADE TO THE DUKE OF SAXONY. 175 In the same year, on the third day after the feast of Saint Michael, about four-thousand armed Saracens came forth from the city of Acre, and burned four of the stockades with Greek fire ; but they were manfully repulsed by the soldiers of the army, and lost twenty Turks who were slain, and many wounded. After this, at the feast of Saint Martin, the Saracens again sallied forth from the city of Acre, and made an attack upon the Christians, who manfully withstood them. Baldwin de Carun, "Walter de Oyri, and Baldwin de Dargus, valiantly withstood their attack, until count Henry and Geoffrey de Lusignan had come up with the Templars, and compelled the pagans to give way with such a mighty charge, that they lost in their flight forty Turks who were slain, and many wounded. After this, between the feast of Saint Andrew and the Nativity of our Lord, the whole army of the Christians was in arms, for the purpose of making an assault upon the city of Acre, and the Germans and English drew their scaling-ladders to the trenches, that they might place them against the walls ; on which the pagans went out of the city by the postern gates, and took their scaling-ladders from the Germans, and drove the English away from the trenches, and then fastened ropes to the scaling-ladder of the English, with the intention of drawing it into the city ; but EaTph de Tilly, Humphrey de Veilly, Bobert de Lanlande, and Boger de Glanville, mounted the scaling-ladder of the English, and four times extinguished the Greek fire that was thrown down ; and Balph de Tilly coming nearer than the others, cut asunder the ropes with his sword, and so rescued the scaling-ladder from the hands of the pagans. Shortly after, between the feast of Saint Andrew and the Nativity of our Lord, the famine already mentioned began in the army of the Christians, and continued until the Purification of Saint Mary. In the same year, Henry, king of the Germans, on hearing of the death of Prederic, emperor of the Bomans, his father, restored to Henry, duke of Saxony, all that his father had taken from him, and, by way of addition thereto, gave him ten most excellent castles. He also did the like to all others from whom his father had taken anything away, restoring to each person what was his own. All his subjects therefore being now reconciled to him, he sent his envoys to pope Clement, and the cardinals and senators of the city, demanding

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