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K. Henry. 3. Ciuile dissension betwene the king and the lordes. Actes and Mon. of the church.

A parliment summoned at Winchester wehre Kyng Henry was againe restored to hys regalitie
After this great slaughter and ouerthrow, there was a Parliament sommoned at Winchester by the Earle of Glocester, and other of his parte. 

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Here by the way is to be considered, that the king although he was in the campe of the Earle of Leycester, being then in custodie, and his sonne Edward with the Earle of Gloc. yet the king was in that side agaynst hys will. And therfore in þe sayd Parliament, the king was restored to his kingly dignitie which was before that tyme vnder the custodie of the Barons. But after the battayle was ended and done, certaine of them that loued the Earle: vpon an old ladder, garhered vp such partes of his bodie as remayned, and couering the same with an old gowne brought it to Eusham: where they putting the same in a fayre linnen cloth, buried it in the church. MarginaliaThe Earles carcas vntombed and cast forth of Christen Buriall.But not long after, by such as thought not thē selues sufficiently reuenged with his death (to wreke them of the dead corpes) tooke vp the same and threw it in an other place, saying: that he which was both accursed, & a traytor, was not worthie of christian buriall. The same yeare also dyed M. Walter Cantilupus bishop of Winchester, after whom succeded M. Nicholas of Elie the kings chauncelor.

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The same yeare, the king perceauing, that vnles the castle of Kenilworth were recouered, and the boldnes of them restrayned that kept the same: many euills and inconueniences might insue therupon, to the preiudice of his kingdome: for that the number increased euery day more & more, wasting and spoyling the countrey all about. Therfore, he gathered an armie & came to Warwicke, where he a while taryed expecting the meeting and assembling of his Marqueses and Lordes, with engins & other munition sautable. MarginaliaKenilwoorth castle besieged of the kyngWho whē their bandes were furnished, and mustered and all things readie, the morrow after Midsomer day he displayed hys banner, and beganne his viage marching towardes Kenilworth and besieged the same. During which siege, by the aduise and counsail of the king, the popes Legate, & other noble men: xij. persons were chosen which shoulde haue the disposing of those things that pertayned to the state of the realme, and of those that had lost their landes and inheritaunces: who amongst other things, made and established this one prouiso, that was commonlye called Kenilworth decree. MarginaliaKenilworthe decre agaynst the disherited.That all those which had loste theyr lands by attaynder (although not yet attaynted) should fyne therfore at the kings pleasure, and take their lands of hym agayne: paying some 3. yeares, some 4. yeares, some 2. yeares reuenewes of the same, according to the qualitie of the crime and offence committed. All which prouisos or prouisions, were established and confirmed as wel by the corporal othe, as by signment of the same with the handes and seales of all the prelates and clergie of England, there assembled for that purpose by the popes Legate vpon the feast of all saintes. When these thinges were thus finished, messingers were sent on the kinges behalfe, as well to those that kept the castle of Kenilworth, as also to those that were assembled in the Ile of Elie: willing them to come vnder the protection of the kinges peace, and yelde to the foresayd prouisos establised by the twelue cōmissioners. MarginaliaKenilworth decre gaynsayd bi diuers.Who altogether answered and sayd: that they would in no wyse condescend therunto: both for that it was done without their consentes not being called vnto it, and also for that the sayd decree was ouer straict & intollerable. Within short space after, greate famine and pestilence chaunced amongst them which kept the castle, in so much as they were without all hope of keping þe same: wherfore, sone after the king sending agayne to them to yeld the castle and take their pardōs, they consulting together of their owne estate: thus answered the kings messengers. If it please the king and hys counsail to permitte vs to send our messenger vnto the Lord Simon Mountfort which is beyond the sea, that he may come by a certayne dayeto the defence of thys his garrison and forte: and that in the meane space, we be not disturbed by the kinges armie that hath inuironed vs, til þe returne of our messengers. If by the day appointed he come not, we will yeld vp the same, so that we may be pardoned of life, lymme and moueables.

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When the messengers were returned, and had declared to the Kyng their aunswere: he consultyng with hys nobles about the matter, agreed to their petitions. And caused the truce to be proclaimed throught all his camp, after that sufficient hostages were on either side giuen for the performance of the same; wherupon, they set forward their messengers, as before was sayd they would. But after that, many of them within the castell beyng verye greuously vexed with the bloudy flixe and other diseases, in so much that the hole men might not abide the corruption, and anoyance of those that were diseased: MarginaliaKenilworth castell yelded vp to the king before the reterne of the messengers out of Fraunce.deliuered vp the castell before the returne of the messēgers agayne, and were permitted to go whether they would to refresh them selues, as men molested with great vexation and miseries. After the rendryng vp of the castel, the Kyng cōmitted the custodie therof to his sonne Edmūd, and so with his host departyng from the siege, came vpō Christmas eunes eune to Osney: where, he with great solemnitie and triūph kept his Christmas duryng seuē dayes, and from thēce with his host came to Windsore, from whence after a fewe dayes he marched towardes Elie: In whiche Iland he besieged those, which were disherited, and sharply assaulted thē. The same yeare, pope Clement þe fourth, promoted master Walter Gifferd byshop of Bath, to be archbishop of Yorke. In which yeare also, the churche of England began to paye the tenthes of all their reuenewes as well spirituall as temporall, to the Kyng: to cōtinue for three yeares space, and this was done by the authorite apostolicall.

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MarginaliaThe tēthes graunted to the king bi autoritie apostolicall.Within a while after, the barons which were yet remayning, gathered thē selues together agayn: Amōgest whom Iohn Daywile (beyng a subtile and stout man of warre) began to haue a name and was well estemed amongest them: who altogether did what mischief they might, & in the moneth of May, MarginaliaA new assembi of the Barrons at Chestorfield where they had the ouerthrow. All the confederates of Symon Mountfort, with theyr children disherited by the kyng. Symon Mountfort and his confederates excommunicate by the popes legate. Tenthes graūted by the pope to the king and Quene for vii. yeares.they assēbled at Chesterfield, vnder þe said Ihon Daywile & the earle Ferarēce, vpon whom the kinges souldiers, cōming sodenly in the night, tooke them slepyng, and slue many of them. Then the sayd Ihon Daywile quickly arming him selfe, came forth: thinking with more defence both to saue him selfe, and to escape. Who in the way strooke, the Lord Gilbert Humsard such a blow with his demilaunce, that he feld both him and his horse to the ground, and so fled with a fewe more after him. And thus whilest the poore souldiers faught and were slayne, the barons fled away and saued them selues. Also the earle Ferarence fled, and hid him selfe in a church. But beyng bewrayde by a womā he was takē forth, and led away prisoner. After this, the kyng kept a parliament at Northampton, where he disherited al those that tooke any part with the earle Simō, and all their children. Where also the popes legate Octobonus held a conuocation, and excommunicated al such bishops, as had taken any part with Simon, agaynst the king: of whom diuers he sent vp to Rome, to be absoyled of the pope: and farther the sayd legate caused to be proclaimed certeine decrees, whiche he him selfe had made: And also the new graunt of Pope Clement, to the kyng and quene, of all the tenthes for seuen yeares to come: And shortly after a taxe also was fined, vpon the countrey of Northfolke: to þe gathering wherof, maister Walter þe bishop of Norwiche was apointed. Ex Scala mundi.

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The castell of Kenilworth agayn besieged.
After this in the yeare of our Lord. 1267. kyng Henry besieged agayn the castell of Kenelworth, from the. 7. day before þe first day of Iulie, vntil þe beginning of December: whether, came Octobonus the popes legate, by whose intreatie Hēry Hastinges, deliuered the same vn-

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