The History of the Life of King Henry the Second, and of the Age in Which He Lived; In Five Books

The History of the Life of King Henry the Second, and of the Age in Which He Lived; In Five Books : To Which Is Prefixed, a History of the Revolutions of England from the Death of Edward the Consessor to the Birth of Henry the Volume 4

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can usually download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1767 edition. Excerpt: ...the advice os only such of the prelates of the kingdom as he should call for that purpose, seems to have been a practice of no very ancient date, not older, I presume, than the reign os Henry se, Tymps-j advice, or concurrence, of the whole assembly. It likewise appears from n-z. ' ' legatio " legatio omnino expiravit." The mistake of Hoveden might arise from the letters of legation being sent to the king, who desired to deliver tsons derived only from the policy and claims of Rome; whence, l think, 147 Some of our modern historians, in their accounts of this proceeding, a, Tymz have translated the word Troparium, or Tropar, Song hook: but Mr. Tffld fflhffl? Carte more truly renders it a hook of Hj-mm fling in church hefore the P. 588. Song hook could not have been admitted in any court. U 2 It It may be worth observing here, that, by the passage above-recited Ibid. We are told hy one author, that this sentence was pronounced hy the The silence of all the contemporary writers, except Fitstephen, is we consider the improbability of it, that doubt will be strengthened. For, in all accounts of the proceedings of the third day, we find, that the sentence of the court against Becket was to have been pronounced by the earl of Leicester, to whom, as grand justiciary, it properly belonged. And no reason appears, why in the trial of one of the spiritual lords, upon a charge of this kind, the temporal barons should say (as Fitstephen makes them do) vos, episcopi, pronuntiare dehetissententtsianz, ad nos non per. tinet. This cause was certainly not ecclesizsszsical; nor is it probable that the king would allow it to be so, and confirm that notion by committing the declaration of the judgement to one of the prelates. But, if the more

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