An. Reg. 12. 1078. King William after his comming from the siege of Doll, remained a certeine time in quiet, during which season, Lanfranke the archbishop called a synod or counsell of the cleargie at London, wherein amongst other things it was ordeined, that certeine bishops Polydor. A synod holden at London. Bishops sées remoued. sees should be remoued from small townes to cities of more fame, whereby it came to passe that Chichester, Exceter, Bath, Salisburie, Lincolne & Chester were honored with new sees and palaces of bishops, whereas before they kept their residence at Sellewey, Kirton, Welles, Shireborne, Dorchester, and Lichfield. At this synod also Woolstan bishop of Worcester was present, whom Lanfranke would Woolstan. haue deposed for his insufficiencie of learning; as he colourablie pretended, but indeed to pleasure the king, who faine would have placed a Norman in his roome: but (as they saie) by a miracle which he presentlie wrought, in causing his crosier staffe to sticke fast in the toome of saint Edward (to whom he protested and said he would resigne it, for that he obteined the same by his gift) he did put the king and the archbishop into such feare, that they suffered him still to enioy his bishoprike without any further vexation. These things with other (touching a reformation in the church and cleargie) being handled in this councell, it was soone after dissolued.
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The Politike Conquest of William the First .
William Rufus, or William the Red .
Henrie the First, Yoongest Sonne to William the Conquerour.
Stephan Earle of Bullongne.
HENRIE THE SECOND, The Second Sonne of Geffrey Plantagenet.
Richard the First, Second sonne to Henrie the second.
Iohn the yongest sonne of Henrie the second.
Henrie the Third , the eldest sonne of king Iohn.
Edward the First , surnamed Longshanks, the eldest sonne of Henrie the third.
EDWARD THE SECOND, the sonne of Edward the first.
EDWARD THE THIRD, who came to the crowne by the resignation of his father Edward the second.
RICHARD THE SECOND, the second sonne to Edward prince of Wales.
chronicle Henry 4
chronicle Henry 5
HENRIE THE SIXT, sonne and heire to Henrie the fift.
EDWARD THE FOURTH, EARLE OF MARCH, sonne and heire to Richard duke of Yorke.
THE HISTORIE OF KING EDWARD THE FIFT, AND KING RICHARD THE THIRD vnfinished, Written by Maister Thomas More then one of the vnder shiriffes of London, about the yeare of our Lord 1513, according to a copie of his owne hand, printed among his other Works.
RICHARD THE THIRD, third sonne to Richard duke of Yorke, and vncle to EDWARD THE FIFT.
HENRIE THE SEAUENTH, sonne to Edmund earle of Richmond, which Edmund was brother by the moothers side to Henrie the sixt.
HENRIE THE EIGHT, sonne and successor to Henrie the seuenth.
EDWARD THE SIXT, sonne and successor to HENRIE THE EIGHT.
MARIE THE ELDEST DAUGHTER OF KING HENRIE THE EIGHT, SUCCESSOR TO EDWARD THE SIXT.
THE PEACEABLE AND PROSPEROUS REGIMENT OF BLESSED QUEENE ELISABETH, SECOND DAUGHTER TO KING HENRIE THE EIGHT.
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