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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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Thefe things done, John MaillarV who was much in the Parifians/ favor, and fome of the ciders . attached to him, fent Syroon Maillart and two mailers in Parliament, fir John Alphonfo and matter John Paflorel, to the duke of Normandy who refidèd at Charenton. • They related to the duke the event that had hap-pened jn Paris, and befought him to return thither to direél and counfel the city henceforwards, as all his adverfaries were flain. The duke replied, that he wouldwillingly comply with their requeil. He accordingly came to Paris, attended by fir Arnold % d'Andreghen, the lord of Roye, with many other knights, and took up his lodging in the Louvre*. - CHAR * All this chapter I have translated from my copy printed ou vellum, which is conformable to Denys Sauvage's edition, and to» lord Berner's traiiflatioo : but, on comparing it with two of my manufcripts, there is a very great difference : they are. perfectly fimilar in the text to the three manufcripts mentioned by M. Dacier in his memoir, ( To whom ought to be attributed the glory of the revolution which faved Paris during the captivity of king ' John V Mémoires de VAcadémie des Inscriptions, &c. vol. xliïi. p. 563. M. Dacier proves very clearly, that John INJaillart, fo far from • being the hero who faved his country, was a rebel, and connected _ with the provoft: that the reg;ent, on-that account, confifcated the property which John Maillart had in the county of Dampuiartin, and gave to John de Chaftiilon, ejarlof Poreienf amd'fals heirs for ever, on accouut of the fervices he. had rendered, and was ftili rendering to the king, a rent charge of five hundred livres of this confifcated property in Dampmartiu and ?elfew|ere.—Extracted from the Trefor des Chartres—Regiitro apiece 143. M. Dacier continues : ' If this piece mould leave any doubts D d 3 ' upon - 405


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