Octavo Publications Volume 27

Octavo Publications Volume 27

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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. 1894 edition. Excerpt: ...ii. 103), it is said to have taken place 129 years after Waltheof's decollation; but it really happened 129 years after the first translation. This second translation of St Waltheof is not recorded in the ' Historia Croylandensis'. Mathilda, the eldest daughter of earl Waltheof, married 235 Simon of Senlis ('Silvectanensis') or of Saint-Liz ('de sancto Licio') earl of Northampton and Huntingdon; of their three children, Waltheof was abbat of Melrose 1148-1159, Simon was earl of Northampton and Huntingdon, and Henry was 'comes Northimbrorum' (Chron. de Mailros a. 1148, 1159). Adeliza or Alice, Waltheof's second daughter, married Ralph de Toesny, miscalled by Ingulf Tornacensis or of Tournay; his third "daughter, who is nameless, married Robert de Tonnebrugge. Matilda the eldest daughter of the martyred earl contracted a second marriage with David who was king of Scotland 1124-53, and thereby became the ancestress of the Scottish kings of the direct line to Margaret the Maid of Norway (d. 1291) and also of Robert Bruce and his descendants of the house of Stuart (Freem. iv. 601 110.. Besides the account of: Waltheof given in the ordinary chronicles, there is much information to be found in Francisque Michel, Chroniques Anglo-Normandes ii. pp. xx. ff. 99 ff. We find there: 1. A short account of the passion and miracles of earl Waltheof by William monk of Oroyland, mentioning the second translation of the earl by abbat Henry of Longchamp in 1219, ending with the epitaph of the earl in 13 pairs of rhyming hexameters; 2. ' Gesta antecessorum comitis Waldevi '; 3. 'Vita et Passio venerabilis viri Gualdevi, comitis Huntendonize et Norhantoniae'; 4....show more

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  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236945247
  • 9781236945242