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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 317

316 AJTN'ALS OF BOGEB DE HOVEDEN. A.D. 1194. March, through the mediation of the archbishop of Canterbury, Ralph Murdac, Philip de Worcester, and Ralph de Worcester, his brother, and all the rest who were in the castle, surrendered the castle to the king, and threw themselves on the king's mercy, for life, and limb, and worldly honor. On the twenty-ninth day of March, Richard, king of England, went to see Clipston and the forests of Sherwood, which he had never seen before, and they pleased him greatly ; after which, on the same day, he returned to Nottingham. On the thirty-first day of March, being the fourth day of the week, Richard, king of England, held the first day of his council at Nottingham, at which were present queen Eleanor, the king's mother, Hubert, archbishop of Canterbury, who at that council sat on the king's right hand, Geoffrey, archbishop of York, who sat on his left hand, Hugh, bishop of Durham, Hugh, bishop of Lincoln, William, bishop of Ely, the king's chancellor, William, bishop of Hereford, Henry, bishop of Worcester, Henry, bishop of Exeter, John, bishop of Whitherne, earl David, brother of the king of Scotland, Hamelin, earl of Warenne, Ranulph, earl of Chester, William, earl of Ferrers, William, earl of Salisbury, and Roger Bigot. On the same day, the king dispossessed Gerard de Camville of the castle and shrievalty of Lincoln, and Hugh Bardolph of the shrievalty of Yorkshire, and of the castle of York, and of Scarborough, and of the custodianship of Westmoreland, and set up all the offices before-mentioned for sale. Accordingly, after the chancellor had offered to give the king for the shrievalty of Yorkshire, the shrievalty of Lincolnshire,, and the shrievalty of Northamptonshire, one thousand five hundred marks at the beginning of the agreement, and every year an additional hundred marks for each of the said counties, Geoffrey, archbishop of York, offered the king three thousand marks for the shrievalty of York, and every year an additional hundred marks ; on which, the chancellor being outbid, the archbishop obtained the shrievalty of York, and accordingly became a servant of the king, and threw himself into the king's power. On the thirty-first day of the month of March, that is to say, on the day before the calends of April, the king of England held the second day of his council, at which he demanded judgment to be pronounced against earl John, his brother, who,

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