The history of the Norman conquest of England, its causes and its results, Volume 4

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1876
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Contents

moned to attend him to Normandy 7576
75
broidery
85
1082
89
May 1 1067 Saint MaryonDive
93
CHAPTER XVIII
100
108
108
108109
109
February William demands the submission of Exeter
123
Christmas
127
December 25 William keeps Christmas at Westminster further
128
Bremen mission of Abbot jEthelsige 135137
135
Gytha and her grsMdsons at Exeter state of
141
August 24 1087 Marriage and descendants of the younger Gytha
157
1085
161
July
172
Whitsun feast at Westminster coronation of Matilda
179
The fleet enters the Humber it is joined by Eadgar
195
Heavy confiscations in Cambridgeshire and Hunting
213
September? Birth of the JEtheling Henry his name education
227
William sends away his mercenaries
233
Christmas
234
Siege of the castle William hastens to York
239
1069 Death of Diannid of Dublin
245
The Danes and English march on York the city
270
xxix
289
William marches from York through Cleveland
300
William reaches Nottingham history of the town
307
Chester the last conquest former history of
309
Ravaging of Cheshire and the neighbouring shires
313
CHAPTER XIX
320
PACE
325
February plunder of the monasteries 327328
327
7 Death of Brand of Peterborough he is succeeded
333
land
335
The Legate Ermenfrid holds a synod deprivation
341
The Primaty of Lanfranc
347
Lanfranc and Thomas go to Rome for their pallia
353
franc recovers them on Penenden Heath reten
363
VOL IV
369
10S91100 He rebuilds Gloucester Abbey
389
foundation of Battle Abbey
399
English and continental sees 412415
413
Mission of Thomas Lanfranc and Remigius
425
the schism 432436
435
Earl Roger introduces Cluniac monks at Wenlock 499500
499
Malcolm ravages Northern England 5455
505
April 31071 Walcher takes possession of the see of Durham
513
November Legends of Williams return foundation of the castle
519
The sons of Carl murdered by order of Waltheof
525
Christmas William FitzOsbern sent to Normandy
531
Correspondence of Lanfranc with Irish Kings
537
Williams alleged designs on Germany alleged
538
Revolt of Maine invitation to Azo and Gersendis
545
Harrying of Maine sieges of Fresnay and SillS sur
557
July 8 1074 Eadgar goes from Flanders to Scotland Philip offers
567
The Danish fleet in the Humber plunder of York
585
I062 I0S6 Ulfcytel Abbot of Crowland gifts of Waltheof
596
June 15 Waltheofs body translated to Crowland
605
CHAPTER XXI
612
His revenue
618
April 11081 Accession of Alexios Komntnos Robert Wiscard
624
7 Dispute about the Bishoprick letter of Gregory
631
and his brothers he openly revolts 637639
637
January William besieges Gerberoi he is defeated
643
Vio8ier ean f Queen Matlda her tomb and epitaph
651
Revolt of Hubert of Beaumout he defends Kainte
652
The Affairs of the Scottish and Welsh Marches 10781081
658
His favourites Ligulf murdered by Gilbert
665
Autumn Roberts expedition to Scotland foundation of New
671
Tlie Later Legislation of William 10821086
677
Whitsun Gem6t at Westminster Henry dubled
691
Dispute about the French Vexin incursions of
697
Death of Gulbert of Hugleville
703
Death of William
709
Asselin 712716
715
APPENDIX
723
Foundation of the first castle William Malet
727
Destruction of the castles
789
His return march he reaches Lincoln
799
Comparatively favourable treatment of Lincoln
805
May 151076 His fir1 trial and condemnation to death injustice
813
HH The Schemes of Walkelin of Winchester
816
Lanfranes Dealings with Saint Augustines Abbey
824
NN The Succession of Abbots of Ely 83 1
833
UU The English Warangians
845
YY The Betrothal of Williams Daughter to Alfonso 85
853
Favour of Ethelwig of Evesham Godric of Winch
887
William conquers Staffordshire and marches
893

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