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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 295

bishop of Chichester, Benedict, abbat of Burgh, Richard, earl of Clare, earl Roger Bigot, Geoffrey de Say, and several others. Here, also, it was arranged in whose hands the money, when collected, was to be placed, namely, in the charge of Hubert Fitz-Walter, archbishop elect of Canterbury, the lord bishop of London, "William, earl of Arundel, Hamelin, earl of "Warenne, and the mayor of London, under the seal of our lady the queen, and the seal of the lord archbishop of Rouen. Here it may be remarked, that after the arrival of Hubert Fitz-"Walter, bishop of Salisbury, in England, the monks of the metropolitan church of Canterbury met together, and elected as their archbishop the said Hubert, bishop of Salisbury. Against this election Hubert, archdeacon of Canterbury, appealed to the Supreme Pontiff, both because the king was in confinement, as also because the bishops of England, whose duty it was to be present at the election, were not present at that election. In the same year, while the king of England was in the custody of the emperor, Saladin departed this life in the first week of Lent ; upon which occasion the duke of Venice wrote to the said king of England to the following effect : Th Letter of Bandolo, duke of Venice, Balmatia, and Cherum,^ to Richard, king of England, on the death of Saladin. " To his most serene lord Richard, by the grace of God, king of England, duke of Normandy and Aquitaine, and earl of Anjou, Henry Dandolo, by the same grace, duke of Venice, Dalmatia, and Cherum, health, and sincere and duteous affection. Know ye that it has been intimated to us from a source that can be relied on, that Saladin, that enemy of the Christian religion, is dead : and one of his sons, whom he is said to have appointed heir to the whole of his "dominions, is at present in Damascus, while the other one is ruling at Babylon" and Alexandria. His brother is in the vicinity of Babylon with a numerous army, and the greatest dissension exists between them. Farewell." In the meanwhile, as the time approached for the interview between the emperor and the king of France, the king of England found, through other signs, that if this interview should take place, the emperor and the king of France would form a confederacy against the archbishops of Cologne and Mentz, 98 99 Probably a misprint for Croatia. In Egypt ; the seat of the Fatimite Caliphs.

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