The Flowers of History, Especially Such as Relate to the Affairs of Britain: From the Beginning of the World to the Year 1307, Volumen 2

H. G. Bohn, 1853

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Página i - MATTHEW OF WESTMINSTER'S Flowers of History, especially such as relate to the affairs of Britain, from the beginning of the World to AD 1307. By CD Yonge. 2 vols. NENNIUS. Chronicle of.— See Six OE Chronicles. ORDERICUS VITALIS' Ecclesiastical History of England and Normandy.
Página 556 - Parliament having been summoned by our most serene lord Edward, by the grace of God the illustrious king of England...
Página 115 - ... kingdom of England, and all other prerogatives of my crown. I will hereafter hold them as the pope's vassal. I will be faithful to God, to the church of Rome, to the pope my master, and his successors legitimately elected. I promise to pay him a tribute of a thousand marks yearly ; to wit, seven hundred for the kingdom of England, and three hundred for the kingdom of Ireland.
Página 78 - John, by the grace of God, king of England, lord of Ireland, duke of Normandy and Aquitaine, and count of Anjou...
Página 147 - ... their mother and father as natural sons: because unless we received presents from you and other good and honourable men, we should be in want of the necessaries of life, which would be altogether inconsistent with the dignity of the Roman church. In order therefore utterly to destroy this abuse, we, by the advice of our brethren the cardinals of the holy Roman church, have provided certain terms, to which if you will agree, you may free your mother from insult, and obtain justice at the court...
Página 18 - Englifh yoke. With this view, he left the court of England, and came into Scotland about the end of this year, or the beginning of the next. John Comyn earl of Badenoch was head of the ADI moft opulent and powerful family at this time in Bruce Scotland.
Página 503 - Havering by name, rose up in the midst of them, and said, "My venerable men, this is the demand of the king — the annual moiety of the revenues of your churches. And if any one objects to this, let him rise up in the middle of this assembly, that his person may be recognized and taken note of, as he is guilty of treason against the King's peace.
Página 269 - He then began to pray, nearly in these words, " O eternal and merciful God, my Heavenly Father, Father of our Lord Jesus Christ, and God of all consolation ! I thank thee that thou hast revealed to me thy Son Jesus Christ, in whom I have believed, whom I have preached, whom I have confessed, whom I love and worship as my dear Saviour and Redeemer, whom the pope and the multitude of the ungodly do persecute, revile, and blaspheme.
Página 94 - ... head to the knees, which he had been long in the habit of wearing beneath a white garment. In the same month of December, a little before the Nativity of our Lord, there appeared by night, in the province of York, five moons in the heavens, at about the first watch of the night. The first appeared in the north, the second in the south, the third in the west, the fourth in the east, and the fifth in the middle of the first four, having with it many stars ; and this latter one, with its stars,...
Página 61 - Henry, in 1159 and 1166, supported the anti-Popes against Alexander, and, according to Matthew of Westminster, King Henry II. obliged every one in England, from the boy of twelve years of age to the old man, to renounce their allegiance to Alexander III., and go over to the anti-Popes. Now is it likely that Alexander would give him a rescript, telling him to go to Ireland and settle the ecclesiastical matters there? Alexander himself wrote to Henry, and said to him, " Instead of remedying the disorders...

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