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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 263

262 ANNALS OP EOGEB DE HOTEDEN. A.D. 1191. pronounce against the kingdom of Scotland sentence of excommunication or interdict ; and, if such shall be pronounced, we do hereby decree that the same shall be of no effect. We do also add that to no one in future, who is not a native of the kingdom of Scotland, shall it be permitted to exercise the office of the legateship therein, except such person as for that especial purpose the Apostolic See shall have commissioned from its own body. We do also forbid that the disputes which shall have arisen as to possessions in that kingdom shall be brought for judgment before judges appointed out of that kingdom, except in case of appeal to the Church of Rome. And further, if any writings shall appear in contravention of this statute of liberties which have been already obtained, or if hereafter such shall happen to be obtained, mention not being made therein of this concession ; in such case nothing shall hence arise to the pre judice of yourself or your kingdom in relation to the concession of this prerogative. And further, the liberties and immunities granted to you, or to your kingdom, or to the churches established therein by the Pontiffs of Rome, our predecessors, and hitherto observed, we do hereby ratify, and do enact that the same shall remain, to all future time, inviolate. Let no man, therefore, presume to mfringe upon the enactments of this page of our constitution and prohibition, or in any way to contravene the same. And if any one shall presume so to do, let him know that he will incur the indignation of Almighty God and of the holy Apostles Saint Peter and Saint Paul. Given at the Lateran, on the third day before the ides of March, in the first year of our pontificate." In the same year, after the rebuilding of Cesarœa and Joppa, the king of England gave them both to Geoffrey de Lusignan, brother of king Guido. After this, the king of England fortified the castle of Planes, and then the castle of Maen ; and on the second day before the Nativity of our Lord, he came to Tours des Chanalets, and remained there during the Nativity of our Lord ; after which, he wished to proceed to lay siege to the city of Jerusalem ; but the duke of Burgundy and the Prench refused to follow him : saying, that the king of Prance, their lord, forbade them at his departure to stay any longer in that land. In consequence of this, the king of England was forced to desist from his purpose, as both men and money failed him. In the samo year, Boyac El Emir Amimoli, the emperor

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