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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.5

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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.5
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of it, who at the time refided at Bruges, • and his coufui the duke of Brittany with him. The earl of Flanders having confidered a while, with the advice of the duke of Brittany, ordered theiambaflador to be brought thither. The bailiff returned to Sluys, and came very uncourteoufly to the king's knight ; for he laid his hand on him, and arretted him in the name of the earl. The knightwas exceedingly furpfifed at this pro-ceeding : he told the bailiff, that he was ambafiador and commiffioner from the king of France. The bailiff faid, c that might be ; but he muft fpeak with the earl, who had ordered him to be condufted into his prefence.' The knight could not by any means excufç himfeif from being carried to Bruges with all his attendants. When he was brought into the apartments of the carl, he and the duke of Brittany were leaning on a window which looked into the gardens. The knight caft himfeif on his knees before the earl, and faid, f My lord, I am your prifonen' At which words, the earl was roightly enraged, and replied with paffion* c How, raical, do you dare to call yourfelf my prifoner when I have only fent ,to fpeak with you ? The fubjefts of my lord may very freely come and fpeak with me ; but thou haft ill acquitted thyfelf by re-maining fo long at Sluys without coming to vifit me, when thou kneweft I was fo near j but, Ifup-pofe, thou difdainedft it.' c My lord/ anfwered the knight, c faving your difpleafure'—He was in-terrupted by the duke of Brittany, who faid, f It is 62 ,


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