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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 135



veral others. They took leave of king Edward^ and rode towards Dover, where they found the king of France, who had remained there fince his arrival. They attended and conduced him with every mark of refpeâ and honor, as they well knew how to do. Among other compliments, they told, him the king their lord was much rejoiced at his coming, which the king of France readily be-lieved, On the morrow morning, the king and his at-tendants were on horfeback early, and rode to Canterbury, where they dined. On entering the cathedral, the king paid his devotions at the flirine of St. Thomas à Becket, and prefented to it a rich jewel of great value. The king of France remained two days in the city of Canterbury. The third day he fet out, taking the road to London, and rode on until he came to Eltham, where the king of Eng-land was, with a number of lords, ready to receive him. It was on a Sunday, in the afternoon, that he arrived: there were, therefore, between this time and fupper, many grand dances and carols. The young lord de Coucy • was there, who took pains to fhine in his dancing and finding when-ever it was his turn. He was in great favor with both the French and Englifh ; for whatever he chofe to do he did well and with grace. • Lord de Coucy. Enguerrand de Coucy, fon of Eogti-errand de Coucy and Catharine, daughter of Leopold, firft duke of Swabia (the prefent imperial family). He married Ifabella, eldeft daughter of Edward III.—Anderf^s Royal Genealogies* 12 . ] m 121


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