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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 421

In the same year, on the first Sunday in Lent, Innocent, the bishop elect of the Eoman See, was consecrated Soman Pontiff at Saint Peter's at Borne, by Octavianus, bishop of Ostia, on the fifteenth day before the calends of March, and, immediately after his consecration, the prefect, senators, and tribunes of the city, and others of the Boman people, demanded of him the revenues and customs which the Boman Pontiffs, his predecessors, had been in the habit of paying them ; to which he made answer that he would never do so, inasmuch as if he Bhould do so, he would be doing it against the will of God, and to the prejudice of the Church of Borne. The Bomans, upon hearing this, made an attack upon his possessions, and plundered them, on which he excommunicated them. In the month of March, in the same year, Hugh de Nunant, bishop of Coventry, died at Betherlevin, in Normandy, on Good Priday, being the sixth day before the calends of April, and was buried there in the convent of the monks, being succeeded in the bishopric of Coventry by Geoffrey de Muschamp, archdeacon of Cleveland, who was presented thereto by Richard, king of England, and consecrated at Canterbury by Hubert, archbishop of Canterbury. In the same year, the king of England with the earl of Saint Gilles, and Joanna his wife, the former queen of Sicily, were at Le Mans, at the festival of Easter, which fell on the fourth day before the calends of April. In the same year, Bichard, king of England, levied from each carucate or hide of land throughout all England five shillings as an aid ; for the purpose of collecting which, the said king sent through each county of England one clerk and one knight ; who, with the sheriff of the county to which they were sent, and lawful knights elected for the purpose, making oath that they would faithfully perform the king's business, caused to appear before them the seneschals of the barons of the said county, and the lord or bailiff of every vili, and the reeve, together with the four lawful men of the viB, whether freemen or villeins, as also two lawful knights of the hundred, who made oath that they would faithfully and without fraud declare what was the amount of carucates in each vili that were in tillage ; namely, how many were held in demesne, how many in villanage, and how many in almoign bestowed on religious orders, which the givers thereof were bound to make warranty of, or to pay for, or for which the said re

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