Matthew Paris's English History: From the Year 1235 to 1273, Volume 2

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H.G. Bohn, 1853

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Page 24 - John, by the grace of God King of England, Lord of Ireland, Duke of Normandy, and Aquitaine, and Count of Anjou...
Page 67 - ... St. John, attended by all the other prelates above mentioned, also dressed in such festive robes as pertained to each. After an invocation of the Holy Spirit, followed by the Litany, and other prayers having been duly read, the pope preached a sermon, prefacing it with the following text : " Oh, all ye who pass by the way, attend, and see if there is any grief like my grief." He then proceeded with an eloquent sermon, in which he compared his five principal griefs to the five wounds of the...
Page 249 - ... 166 The third mention of Matthew's visit occurs in his account of a terrible fire in Bergen, followed, a day or two later, by a fearful thunderstorm. " A sudden flash of lightning struck a large ship which had arrived from England during the night, killing one man in it, wounding or severely bruising...
Page 273 - November in this year, the sea overflowed its bounds to a great distance, and caused irreparable injury to those dwelling near the coast ; for when the moon, according to the computation of the calendar, was in its fourth quarter, the tide flowed with swollen waters without any visible ebb or decrease. This is believed to have occurred in consequence of the strong wind which blew from the sea * VOL.

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