Help us create a biggest collection of medieval chronicles and manuscripts on line.
#   A   B   C   D   E   F   G   H   I   J   K   L   M   N   O   P   Q   R   S   T   U   V   W   X   Y   Z 
Medieval chronicles, historical sources, history of middle ages, texts and studies

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

DOWNLOAD THE FULL BOOK

DOWNLOAD THE ONLY FULL EDITIONS of

Sir John Froissart's Chronicles of England, France, Spain and the Ajoining Countries from the latter part of the reign of Edward II to the coronation of Henry IV in 12 volumes 

Chronicles of Enguerrand De Monstrelet (Sir John Froissart's Chronicles continuation) in 13 volumes 

 
 
 
  Previousall pages

Next  

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
page 267



fecrctly managed, that few beard of it. The duker gave fo much to his daughter, that great wars were ihe confequence between Flanders and Brabant in after times, as you will hear : but, as this is hot as yet the fubje&-matter of my hiftory, I (hall briefly, fate, that the king of England was forely vexed with all parties for this marriage : with the duke of Brabant, becaufe he was his coufin-german, and bad carried off from his daughter the heir of Flanders, to whom flie had been betrothed; with the earl, becaufe he had broken his engagement with him, refpe&ing his daughter. The duke fent, however, very prudent and haijdfome apologies ; as did afterwards the earl of Flanders. ^BOUT this period* there was much ill will be-tween the king of England and the Spaniards, on account of fome infractions and pillages com* mitted at fea by the latter. It happened at this feafon, that the Spaniards who had been in Flanders with theif merchandife, were informed they would not be able.to return borne, without meeting the Engliih fleet. The Spaniards did not pay much attention to this intelligence: however, after they had difpofed of their goods, they amply provided their (hips from Sluys with arms and artillery, and all fuch archers, crofs-bowaien and foldiers as were willing to receive pay. The king of England hated thefe" Spaniards greatly, and fi^d publicly? \ have for a Img time 353 i


  Previous First Next  
 
 
 
 
 

"Medievalist" is an educational project designed as a digital collection of chronicles, documents and studies related to the middle age history. All materials from this site are permitted for non commersial use unless otherwise indicated. If you reduplicate documents from here you have to indicate "Medievalist" as a source and place link to us.
 
              Яндекс.Метрика