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SIR JOHN FROISSART Chronicles of England, France, Spain and the adjoining countries from the latter part of the reign of Edward II to the coronation of Henry IV. Vol.2

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SIR JOHN FROISSART
Chronicles of England, France, Spain and the adjoining countries from the latter part of the reign of Edward II to the coronation of Henry IV. Vol.2
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been fo anxious to conquer. If, therefore, neither he nor his army can pafs this way, he muft feek ont fome other road*/ _ ' The four noblemen then returned, and were efcorted as far as the bridge of Nieullet, and related to the king of France the king of England's anfwer. Whilft the king of France was defiling means to , fight with the Englilh, two cardinals, from pope _ Clement, arrived as ambafladors in the camp. Immediately on their arrival, they vifited each army, and exerted themfelves fo much that they procured a fort of truce ; during which time, fou* lords of each party were to meet, and endeavour to form a peace. On the part of the king of France, were nominated the duke of Burgundy, the duke of Bourbon, the lord lewis of Savoy, and fir John of Hainault. The Englilh commifiioners were, the earl of Derby, the earl of Northampton, lord Re-ginald Cobham, and fir Walter Mannyf. The two cardinals were the poil afàive perfons in this hufi-nefs, going backward* and forwards from one army to the other, . Thefe commifiioners were three days together ; and various propofitions for peace were brought * By a letter from Edward to the arcjibiihop of Canterbury* which is at length in Avefbury, pp. 162, &c. he lays fa accepted this challenge, but that the enemy varied hi his terms of accept-ance, fo that they could not agree ; and that the French, fettiug fire to their tents, ran off with precipitation, as if they had been defeated. t Sir Walter Manny had a furamons to parliament among Hi© barons of the realm, from the QIÛ !Q t|e-44th of this king'* reign mclufive.—DUGDALK. forward* 220


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