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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 450

A.D. 1199. POPE INNOCENT SUSPENDS KING AIPHONSO. 449 October, being the Lord's day, at the entreaty of the officers of Geoffrey, archbishop of York, Philip, bishop of Durham, at Hoveden, consecrated Adam, abbat of Sallaie, and Hamo, abbat of Beiland, profession of canonical obedience being made to the church of York and its vicars, saving always the dignity of their order. I_n the same month, William, surnamed Coke, a servant of Bichard, king of England, while keeping charge of the castle of Leuns, took of the household of the king of France, twenty-four men at arms, horsemen, and forty men at arms, foot, whom the king of France had sent for the purpose of guarding the castle of Newmarche. ίη the same year died Eichard, bishop of London, John, bishop of Worcester, William de Ver, bishop of Hereford, the bishop of Saint David's, and Amfrid of Tours, the first husband of the before-mentioned Milicent, wife of Guido, the former king of Jerusalem. In the same year died at Palermo, in Sicily, Constance, the former empress of the Eomans, wife of the emperor Henry ; whose son pope Innocent received into his charge, together with the kingdom of Sicily, the dukedom of Apulia, and the principality of Capua. In the same year, Philip, bishop of Beau vais, offered to Bichard, king of England, a thousand marks of silver for his ransom. In this year also, Bichard, king of England, founded a castlo on an island at the mouth of the Seine, which he called Buttevant,23 and the king of France fortified a castle opposite to it, which he caUed Bulecut. In the same year, Bichard, king of England, gave to master Malgar, his clerk, the bishopric of Worcester. Upon the decease of pope Celestinus, pope Innocent the Third being appointed in his place, he again suspended Alphonso, king of Saint Jago, and the whole of his territory from the celebration of Divine service, o'n account of his wife, the daughter of the king of Castille, for they were cousins in the third degree ; and although the king of Saint Jago offered to our lord the pope Innocent and the cardinals twenty thousand marks of silver, and to keep and pay two hundred knights during the space of one year for the defence of the Christians against the Pagans, only on condition that our lord the pope should allow them to remain together, until God should give them issue, or at least for three years, our lord 8 3 It was also called Château Galliard. VOL. II. G G

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