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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.3

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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.3
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France, and the great lords of Chrifteadoitt, for their heavy oppreffions on the common people. The above-mentioned John was willing to prove all he {aid from the Apocalypfe, and by the ancient books of the holy prophets,, which were opened to him through the grace of the Holy Ghoft, by which he uttered things that were difficult to be credited. Some of the predi&ions he had made were feen to come to pafs within the time, which he hewer could have foretold aé a prophet but by means of the ancient Scriptures, and the Holy Spirit, that had given him the power of underftanding thefe ancient prophefies, and of announcing to all Chrif-tianç the year and time when they were to be ful-filled. He made many books, full of much fciénce and learning. One was written in the year 1346, which contained many marvellous things, difficult of be-lief, but of which fome had come to'pafs already., When he was queftioned concerning the war againft France, he anfwered, that what they had feen was nothing to what was to happen ; for there would be no peace until the realm of France was deftroyed and ruined from one end to the other. This in-deed happened afterwards ; for that kingdom was completely fpoiled at the time the friar had fixed, in the years 1356,1357,1358 and 1359 ; infomuch that none of its princes or gendemen dared to fhew themfelves againft thofe of the low eftate collected from all parts, and who had arrived, one after the other, without leader or chief, whilft the country bad not any means of refitting them. They ele&ed (at 34


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