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Chronicles of England, Scotland and Ireland (2 of 6): England (6 of 12) - Richard the First by Raphael Holinshed
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RICHARD THE FIRST, Second sonne to Henrie the second.

[Sidenote: An. Reg. 1. 1189.] [Sidenote: _Wil. Paruus._] Richard the
first of that name, and second sonne of Henrie the second, began his
reigne ouer England the sixt day of Julie, in the yere of our Lord 1189.
in the seauen and thirteeth yeare of the emperour Frederike the first,
in the eleuenth yere of the reigne of Philip the second king of France,
and king William surnamed the Lion as yet liuing in the gouernement of

This Richard, immediatlie after the solemnities of his fathers funerals
were ended, made hast to Rouen, where he was ioifullie receiued, and
proclamed duke of Normandie, receiuing the inuesture according to the
custome, on the twentith day of Julie. [Sidenote: _Matt. Paris._] Then
studieng to set all things in good order on that side the sea, he made
search where his fathers treasure was preserued, and therevpon attached
Stephan de Turnham, who was seneschall or gouernour (as we may call him)
of Aniou, [Sidenote: Stephan de Turnham committed to prison.] and
committing him to prison, compelled him to make deliuerie of all such
summes of monie as he had hid and laid vp in certeine castels by the
commandement of the late king his father.

[Sidenote: _Matth. Paris._ _Polydor._] Whilest he was thus occupied, his
brother John came to him, to whom he ioifullie gaue the welcome, and
besides all other things which his father had bequeathed vnto him by his
testament in England, amounting to the value of foure thousand pounds of
yearelie rent, with the earledome of Mortaigne, [Sidenote: Isabell
daughter to the earle of Glocester married to John y^e kings brother.]
he procured a marriage for him (being now a widower) for his further
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