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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 473

what had been done. The said pope also gave orders to the before-named archbishop, so to give consecration to the said Giraldus, the bishop elect of Saint David's, as not to exact from him the unlawful oath which his predecessors had been in the habit of extorting from the bishop of Saint David's, namely, as to not asserting their metropolitan rights against the church of Canterbury, but solely canonical obedience according to the usual form. The said pope also commanded the bishops of Lincoln, Durham, and Ely, if the archbishop of Canterbury should delay to consecrate Giraldus, so often named, that they, supported therein by the Apostolic authority, should not delay to consecrate him themselves. In the 3'ear of grace 1200, which was the second year of thereign of king" John,' that Icing was at Burun, in Normandy, on the day of the Nativity of ourLord. which fell on Saturday ; and this was the first FeastTòT the Nativity of our Lord after the first coronation of king John. After the Nativity of our Lord, the said John, king of England, and Philip, king of France,rmet to hold a conference between Andely and Gaillon ; at which interview, it was agreed between them, that Louis, son of the king of Prance, should take to wife the daughter of Alphonso, king of Castille, and niece of John, king of England; on which, king John would give and quitclaim to the said son of the king of France, together with his said niece, the city of Evreux, together with the whole county thereof, and all the fortresses and castles which the king of France had in Normandy, on the day on which Richard, king of England, was living and dead ; besides which, he was to give him thirty thousand marks of silver. He also made oath, that he would give no aid to his nephew Otho, either in money or in men, for the purpose of gaining the Roman empire. All these matters, however, were put off until the octave of the Nativity of Saint John the Baptist. After the conference, John, king of England, sent his mother, Eleanor, to Alphonso, king of Castille, to obtain his daughter in marriage for Louis, son of Philip, king of Prance. In the meantime, John, king of England, crossed over from_Nj3rm.andyJntoJEngland, and levied fronT^girç&ûMte 'throughout all England the_sujn_of. three shillings as an aid. At Jjent, king John came to York, expecting that William, king of the Scots, would come to him, as he had commanded

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