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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 502

A.D . 1200. THE AECHBISHOP OP TOEK IS HARASSED. 501 very day on which he put her away; which daughter the king of France promised that he would give in marriage to Alexander, the son of "William, king of Scotland. In the same year, on the ninth day before the calends of October, being the last Saturday [of the autumnal fast68] of the four seasons before the feast of Saint Michael, William, surnamed Malvoisin, the bishop elect of Glasgow, was ordained priest at Lyons, by the archbishop of that city ; and on the following day, namely, the Lord's day, being the eighth day before the calends of October, he was consecrated bishop of Glasgow by the same archbishop, by order of pope Innocent the Third. In the month of October, in the same year, after settling his affairs in Normandy and his other territories beyond sea, John, king of England, crossed over from Normandy to England, bringing with him his wife Isabel ; and on the eighth day before the ides of the said month, being the Lord's day, he and his wife Isabel were crowned at London, at Westminster, by Hubert, archbishop of Canterbury. In the meantime, by command of the said king, Geoffrey, archbishop of York, his brother, was deprived of all the manors and property of his archbishopric. On this occasion, James de Poterne, who was the then sheriff of York, violently entering upon the manors of the said archbishop, made waste of his property ; on which the archbishop excommunicated the said sheriff, and all the authors and abettors of the said violence, with candles lighted and with bells ringing. He also excommunicated all who had excited or wished to excite his brother John to wrath or indignation against him without any fault on his own part. He also excommunicated the burgesses of Beverley, and suspended that town from the celebration of Divine service, and from the ringing of bells, because the said burgesses had broken into his park, and had disturbed and lessened his other possessions, which Boger, archbishop of York, his predecessor, and he himself, for some time, had held without molestation. In process of time, however, John, king of England, following the advice of prudent men, restored to the before-named arch bishop his archbishopric, and named a day for him to come to court, for the purpose of showing why he had not crossed over with him, in order to make a treaty with the king of France, when he had been summoned so to da; as also, why he had not " There were originally four periods of fasting in the Latin church, apportioned to the four seasons.

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