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Roger De Hoveden
The Annals vol.2., From A.D. 1180 To A.D. 1201.


Sir John Froissart's Chronicles of England, France, Spain and the Ajoining Countries from the latter part of the reign of Edward II to the coronation of Henry IV in 12 volumes 

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Roger De Hoveden
The Annals vol.2., From A.D. 1180 To A.D. 1201.
page 527

cese is healthfully to remind the members thereof thus to do, and diligently to eshort them, frequently explaining to them the tenor of the Apostolical remission, to assume the sign of the vivifying Cross, in order that at least they may, with their property, according to their means, give some assistance to the Holy Land ; lest, if they shall, in this moment of emergency, refuse to assist Christ, they may now and hereafter in vain ask for assistance at His hands. Also, as to all these matters, brother of Canterbury, we do appoint you our delegate, diligently to arouse the negligent to the performance of the same. "We do further strictly enjoin and command you, that, in accordance with the commands which, in our other letters, we have given you, you will, each of you, in his respective diocese, urgently demand,Ihe^iarti^h.^part of all the_reyenues of churches and ecclesiasticaljersonsjmd^^ arid, after obtaining it, diligently collect the same, and, after collecting it, have the same trustily kept, without any diminution thereof, to be laid out in giving assistance to the Holy Land ; and so fulfil the Apostolic mandate, that, from your works we may perceive your obedience, and may fully understand how you proceed as regards others in this emergency, not so much your own as of Christ. Given at the Lateran, on the third day before the nones of May, in the fourth year of our pontificate." In the same year, Eustace, abbat of Elaye, returned to England, and preaching therein the word of the Lord from city to city, and from place to place, forbade any person to hold a market of goods on sale upon the Lord's day. Eor he said that the commandment under-written, as to the observance of the Lord's day, had come down from heaven. On the observance of the Lord's day. " The holy commandment as to the Lord's day, which came from heaven to Jerusalem, and was found upon the altar of Saint Simeon, in Golgotha, where Christ was crucified for the sins of the world. The Lord sent down this Epistle, which was found upon the altar of Saint Simeon, and after looking upon which, three days and three nights, some men fell upon the earth, imploring mercy of God. And after the third hour, the Patriarch arose, and Acharias, the archbishop, and they opened the scroll, and received the holy Epistle from God. And when they had taken the same they found this writing therein :

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