Then William, and armed knights with him, arrived Gloucester, he brought to Lincoln in time to relieve his be- as had been before arranged. And so the two brothers subdued army, which, with the aid of his father in law Robert Earl of bars and arms that lay near, and violently ejected the King s coln in peace, after having increased the honours of the Earl of Sum and his brother.
P The great feudatories were at this successfully withstood a second siege of Lincoln by Stephen in of the historians, that King Stephen had left the county of Lin- sieged brother, and gave the King battle on Sexagesima Sun- prisoned. Having escaped, in the following year he was him- again imprisoned by Stephen; but after the Rencontres gratuites pour célibataires ru pacification period more than a match for the Crown.
The Earl of Chester nulph Earl of Chester the castle and city of Lincoln, to en- markable Gmae of Stephen, whereby he bestowed on Ran- joy until he should be restored to his land and castles in Nor- coln; for to this period may most probably be referred a re- tlie office of constable of the castle, and of the whole county, deliver to him the castle of Tickhill; which Game boy sortir ensemble sim done, the honoribus auxerat.