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MATTHEW OF WESTMINSTER The flowers of history, especially such as relate to the affairs of Britain. Vol. I. B.C. 4004 to A.D. 1066.


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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The flowers of history, especially such as relate to the affairs of Britain. Vol. I. B.C. 4004 to A.D. 1066.
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Ethelbald in Mercia ; Etlielred (who, by his queen Leofrona, became the father of the Holy Albert) in East Anglia ; Ceol •ulf, in the province of Northumberland. Also under these kings, were the following bishops ; in Kent there was Tadwin, archbishop of. Canterbury ; Ealdulfinthe city of Rochester; Ingoldus, bishop of London. Two in East Anglia, namely, Eadbert, bishop of Helmham, and Ethelac, bishop of Dommere. In Mercia, there was Alwyn at Lichfield, Wilfrid in the province of the Wiccii, the seat of whose see was at Worcester ; and over the nation of the Mercians, who dwelt beyond the Severn, Wilfrid was bishop, whose cathedral city was Hereford. In the province of Lindsay was Kinebert, at.Winchester, Daniel. In the province of Northumberland were four bishops, Wilfrid at York ; Ethelwald at Lindisfarne ; Acca at Hagustald ; and Ethelin at Witern. The same year, Tadwin, archbishop of Canterbury, died. The same year, the moon appeared suffused with a bloody redness, for an entire hour, on the last day of January. The same year, Acca was driven from the bishopric of Hagustald, and after an interval of two years, he was succeeded by Frithebert, on the seventh of September. A.D. 735. Nothelm was ordained archbishop of Canterbury, of whom Bede in the preface to his History of England, testifies that he was the greatest use to him in compiling his account of the exploits of the English, by bringing him letters out of the Roman archives, which were necessary for that work, while he was as yet only a priest in the city of London. A.D. 736. Nothelm, archbishop of Canterbury, having received the pallium from the pope, was confirmed in his episcopal office. A.D. "47. Alwyn, bishop of Lichfield, being of an extreme old age, died ; and in his stead, two bishops were consecrated, namely, Witta at Lichfield and Tota as the first bishop of Leicester. A.D. 738. Forther, bishop of Sherburne, went to Rome with the queen of the West Saxons, forsaking all their splendid possessions. Likewise, in those days, a great many kings, bishops, noblemen, and men of meaner birth, clergy and laity, did the same thing with their wives. The same year, Ethelwald, bishop of Lindisfarne, paid the debt of nature, and was succeeded in his burdensome honour by Renulf. At this time also, Frithebert was ordained bishop of Hagustald. The same

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