Note 029
From Chapter 52 of the Decline & Fall

With regard to the sanctuary of St. Martin of Tours, Roderic Ximenes accuses the Saracens of the deed.

Turonis civitatem, ecclesiam et palatia vastatione et incendio simili diruit et consumpsit.

The continuator of Fredegarius imputes to them no more than the intention.

Ad domum beatissimi Martini evertendam destinant. At Carolus, etc.

The French annalist was more jealous of the honour of the saint.

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