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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.4

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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.4
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with ' iron chains according to their ufual cuftom î for the Spaniards know not how to (hew courtefy to their prifoners, but aft like the Germans. Evan *of Wales had the fame day arrived with his fhip at St. 'Andeto, and had entered the hôtel where don Fernando de Rofas and Cabeflb d* Vaccadent had conduced the earl of Pembroke and his knights. This was told to Evan in .Mtf apartment, faying; cSir, come and fee the EngKfh knights whom our people have made prifoners, they will enter this hôtel, x for it is not long fine* they arrived.*- Evan being very defirous of feeing therti, to know who they were, went out. H5 met, on quitting his chamber, it\ the apartment o£ the landlord, the earl of Pembroke, whom he di-reftly recognized, though he had fcarcely ever lëèn him before. He addrefled him in a reproach-ful manner: c Earl Pembroke, are you come Intel this country to do me homage for the lands you hold tf me in the principality of Wales, • of which I am the heir, and: which your king has deprived me of, through the advice of evil counfellors V The earl of Pembroke was much difpleafed and alhamed, feeling himfelf a prifoner in a ftrange country, to be thus apoftrophifed in his own lan-guage by one whom he did not know, and replied, f Who are you that you addrefs me in fuch words ?* • By every thing I can find, this Evan was an impoior.-^ Llewelyn, the laft prince of Wales, was treacheroufly {Iain, near Builth, in Edward I.'s reign. Probably the king of France knew this,.but employed him in hopes of his affiiance againft England.-^-Sea Barnes and others, Evan


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