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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 188

a.d. 1190. names of those who died at ache. 187 of the places where the bodies of the Saints have rested ; people shall adore profane idols, like pagans, and Jews, and Saracens. Nation shall arise against nation, and one kingdom against another, and there shall be great earthquakes in divers places, and pestilence and famine, and the stars shall fall down upon the earth; rivers shall be changed into blood, and all the waters which are below the heavens. In his reign two prophets, namely, Enoch and Elias, shall wage war against him, who are now sorrowing in Paradise at the contemplation of death, and Antichrist shall slay them, and they shall lie dead in the streets of the city during three days and three nights, and on the fourth day they shall rise again to life everlasting. At the last, Almighty God, who wishes that all should be saved, shall send Michael, the Archangel, having a sharp two-edged sword in his hands, that is to say, the sword of the Holy Spirit, and shall slay him, and shall cleave him into two parts from head to foot, that so the world may not be destroyed, but may be renewed for the better ; three years and sis months shall it thus be in the bringing of the world to a state of perfection.8 In the same year, Eichard, king of England, gave to his nephew Otho, son of his sister Matilda, formerly duchess of Saxony, the earldom of Evreux, and although many would have received him and have done to him homage and fealty, still many resisted him, declaring that they would not withdraw from their fealty to the king, before they had spoken to him face to face. In consequence of this, our lord the king gave to the said Otho the earldom of Poitou by way of exchange for the earldom of Evreux. Hie names of the nobles who died this year at the suge of Acre. Queen Sibylla, the wife of Guido, king of Jerusalem, and her two daughters, Heraclius, the Patriarch of Jerusalem, Baldwin, archbishop of Canterbury, the archbishop of Nazareth, the archbishop of Besançon, the archbishop of Arles-le-blanc, the archbishop of Montreal, the bishop of Sidon, that is to say, of Saeta, the new bishop of Acre, the bishop of Baruth, the bishop of Saint George, the bishop of Saint Abraham, the bishop of It is not ' improbable that this wearisome and nonsensical piece of jargon may have formed part of one or more sermons on the subject of Antichrist ; and, in the enthusiasm of our chronicler, been deemed worthy of a place in his compilation.

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