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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 211



i§7 lie çxclàîmed; 1 Ha, my lord Charles, fweet coufin, how-much mifchief has happened to Brittany front your having fupported by arms your pretentions* -God help me, 1 am truly unhappy at finding.you in this fituation, but at prefent this cannot be amewt ed/ Upon which he bmrft into tears. Sir John Chandos, perceiving this, pulled Mm by the (kirt, and faid ; 4 My lord, my lord, let us go away, and return thanks to God for the fucceft of the day ; for without the death of this perfon, you never would have gained your inheritance.of JJrittany/ . The earl then ordered that lord Charles'* body fliould be carried to Guingamp% which waa immediately done with great refpeft, and he waa mod honorably interred. This was but his due, at •he was a good, Icyal and valiant knight. His body was afterward fan&ified by the grace of ,God, and venerated as Saint Charles. Pope Ur-ban V. who was the reigning pontiff, approved of it, by canonifing it ; for it performed âhen* as tf idoes to this day, many miracles f. • Guingamp,—a town of Brittany,.diocefe of Treguier. f This is a miftake of f rdiflart. There was fome fiich intention in the pope's nun J, as there are evfanHctters from htm to John duke of Brittany, on thi* fui$c€t * but» when h* tunderliood the manner of his deatfC he mm not Joqked npon as a martyr. He was very angry with thofe who had given him fuch honors, without the approbation of the apoftolic fee, and» by his letters to the hïïhops of Brittany, enjoined them-to proUbkiUcfctbiags being done in future. . JO j After


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