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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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fÔ0 txn&meà, wMch was very dHpleafing to them, triorë particularly to the duke of Anjou, wha declared he would himfelf find a remedy, happen what would. At this moment, the kingdom and the councils of aie king and duke of Normandy were hardly pneflfed,' as we! on account of tbfe croi&de which the king had undertaken, as for the war with the kmg of Navarre, who was haraffing the realm of France*" and who had recalled fome of the captains and com* pa&ies from Lombardy, in order the better to carry on his-deigns. This was the principal reafon why they could not immediately attend to the ranfoms of the four dukes, nor give fatisfaftory anfwere by their me&agers, when they came to France. We will now return to the king of Cyprus. When he had v&ted the empire and other countries, a&yoB have heard, he returned to France, where he was magnificently tfeceited by the king and the gKM faidi of Ms court. Several councils were held cm the &bje& of this croifade, to difcover in what manner it could tufa out to the honor of the king «f France or to the good of Ms reahn. Tttt wifeAl Were of opinion, that feeing the kingdom-fo mmb harafled, robbed and ruined, by the con*-panies mà thieves that invaded it from all parts, this ' expédition ought not to take place until the kingdom* were in a better ftate, or till peace wetie made wM* the king of Navarre. However, not* wkhlanding the good- fenfe of thie- advice, the king would not liften to it, nor allow his ardour for this croi&de to- be cooled. He confirmed his engage* ment to the king of Cyprus, and promifed to be at 12 ' . Mar-


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