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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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where he was attacked by fo fevere a diforder that it ended his life. The prince and princefs were exceedingly grieved at this event, as were all the knights and barons of Poitou. His obfequies were performed at Poitiers in a moft magnificent manner, and were attended by the prince in perfon #. Soon afterward, at the requeft of the barons and knights of Poitou, fir John Chandos, who was conftable of Acquitaine, was appointed fénéfchal of Poitou, and went to the city of Poitiers, which he fixed on for his refidence. He frequently made excurfions upon the French, and kept them under fuch continual alarms, they never dared to venture abroad but in very large bodies. About this time, the vifcount de Rochechouart obtained his liberty. The prince of Wales had kept him a prifoner, becaufe he fufpefted him of being inclined to the French ; but at the felicita-tions of his friends in Poitou, who were at that time with the prince, he gained his freedom, and was reftored to his eftate. When the vifcount de Rochechouart had got his liberty, he went in dif-guife as fpeedily as he could to Paris, to the king of France, where he turned Frenchman, and then * Barnes fays this is a mifttifce-—of the fon for the father. Sir James Audi;y, fon of lord James Audley, fénéfchal of Poitou, died in Gafcony about this time ; and on this lofs» lord James, with the prince's leave, retired to England, where he lived many years. He died in 1386, in the fe-ycnty third year of hi$ age. Mr John Chandos was nominated fénéfchal of Poitou, on |ord James retiring to England. io came 45» •


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