Roger of Hoveden

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Roger of Hoveden

(hŏv`dən, hŭv`–), d. 1201; English chronicler. His chronicle, covering the years from 732 to 1201, is an original source only for the years through which he lived. His life as a member of the household of Henry IIHenry II,
1133–89, king of England (1154–89), son of Matilda, queen of England, and Geoffrey IV, count of Anjou. He was the founder of the Angevin, or Plantagenet, line in England and one of the ablest and most remarkable of the English kings.
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 and the documents he included make his work important. It was translated by Henry T. Riley (1853).
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Roger of Hoveden recounted with evident pride that five hundred of the boldest and most adventurous of the crusaders agreed to march inland to succour the wavering citizens of Santarem.
Stubbs, 2 vols (London: Rolls Series, 1876), II, 65-66; and by Roger of Hoveden, Gesta Regis Henrici SecundI, ed.
Miss Sylvia Hoveden is saved from her fate and allowed to continue her journey to the gold fields in the interior, searching for Felix, her twin brother, who is in desperate trouble.
23) One finds at the turn of the century that, describing in his chronicle the bloody aftermath of an incident in which a student's servant was struck, Roger of Hoveden alludes to townspeople storming `in hospitium clericorum teutonicorum',(24) and in his description of Paris, Jacques de Vitry refers to students as being categorized according to twelve separate regions.
17) Copies of the edict are given by many historians: Gervase of Canterbury (1, 214-5), Roger of Hoveden (1, 231-2), Materials for the History of Thomas Becket (1, 53-54; 7, 147-51) (18) Hastings Rashdall, The Universities of Europe in the Middle Ages, ed.