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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
page 129



us it oece&ry for liai to come to England ; fo thai %faem he heard the king of Cyprus was there he hafteaed Ms journey, in order to meet Mm, and made fiich .dîfpfttçh that he arrived in London be* fore he had left it. Hhe two Mngs were much rejoiced to-.meet, and congratulated each other upon it. The king of England gave them two gond entertainments in his palace of Weftminfter. At the laft of thefe, the kkg of Cyprus took his leave of the king and queen of England, who made htm very magnificent prefents : king Edward gave him alfo a fhip called the Catharine, which was very beautifol and well built. The king of England had had her conr ftruâed, by his orders, to make the voyage to Jeru&lem. She was valued at twelve thoufand francs, and lay in the harbour of Sandwich. The king of Cyprus was much pleafed with this git, aad returned many thanks for it. He made no long ftay after this m England, but returned to the king of Ftance. The king of England, however, defrayed all his and his attendants' expenfes during the time he remained, as well as the coft of his jouniey6 m coming and returning. I do not know fww it was, nor for what reafon, but he left the fhip ©mirfâ Brucé's journey mm England was to pay his de-motions at tjhe ihfinc of our Lady at Watimgham. The feme rfcRfcious motives might have made him fo c*gcr to fcohvèrîe with the king of Cyprus on the fubjeét of the croi-Cade.—«His jîaffport was to continue in force until the enfuing Michaelmas; Mï§ new qûeen, Margaret Logic, had at the fame time * paBporti to -pay -her devotions at the ihrine of Thomas i Jkckei, at Canterbury. "I* in


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