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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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and Germans, who were defirous of living there, and who maintained many garrifons in fortrefles. although the commifTaries from the king of Eng. land had ordered them to evacuate thefe caftles, and to leave the country, they had not obeyed, which was very difpleafing to the king of France, as well as to his council. • ' But when many of them learnt (for they had poffeffion of different places in France) that their brethren had overthrown the lord James de Bour-bon . with two thoufand knights and fquires, had taken a great many prifoners, and had very lately furprifed and conquered the town of St. Efprit, where they had found immenfe riches, and that they-had expectations of gaining Avignon, where they, would have the pope and the cardinals at their •mercy, as well as all Provence, each was eager to join them, in the hqpes of gain and of doing more mifchief. This was the reafon why. many warriors left their forts and caftles, and advanced • before their companions, expeâing greater pillage. . When pope Innocent VI. and the Roman college -few themfelves thus threatened by thefe accurfed people, they were exceedingly alarmed, and ordered .a croifade • to be publiftied againft thefe • wicked Chriftians, who were dçing every thing in their •-power to deftroy Chriftianity (like the Vandals # of old, without right or reafon) by ruining all the • Vandals. Deny s Sauvage has Bart des, and fays it is fo in all the editions, but that he thinks it fhould be Vandals. It is Vandes in all my printed editions, as well as MS3. . . ÇGWH 88


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