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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
page 267



f PAY-lam It FHOULD be arrived in good health at Bruges. The earl journeyed, under the paftport of the conftable, through the kingdom of France : BUT a fever, or foine dthcar fieknefs, overtook him on fthc road, fo that he was. obliged to travel in a LITTER unto the city of Atras, where his diferder in-oreafed fo * much as ta «ceâfinn his death. • The conftable, by this event,.loft his ranfoni*. .. The carl of Pembroke left by his fécond wife, the lady Anne, daughter. of fir Waher Manny, a fair fon, who at that time was two years old. Sir Guifcard d'Angle obtained his ranfom, as you fhall hear. You remember that the lord de Roye remained prifoner in England : he had an only daughter, a great hehrefs. The friends of the lord de Roye entered into an agreement with fir Oliver de Mauny, a Breton knight, and nephew to fir Bertrand du GûcfcHrr, that if he could deliver the lord de Roye from his prifon ' by means of an exchange, he fhould' have the daughter of the baron de koye forhh wife, who was of very high birth. . - • Upon this, fir Oliver do Manny fent to the king of Ejighpd, to know which of die knights he would wifh to have fet aï liberty for the lord 4e Roye. The. king m% m#ft inclined for firGuif* çntd d'Angle. The lord de Roye wit therdforo f The conftable carried on for three yeah, a frukicft \&w+ fuit with the Flemifli merchants for this ranfom, which they re-, fnfed to pay; He at length gave up his datm to the king of Fr*. sxxx „ m


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