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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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# la Puglia and Calabria, my father, during hi$ life-time, acknowledged holding thefe territories from the church, and, taking my hand 90 his death-becî, ' faid to me -, c tfiy good child, you are heirefs of a very extendvc and rich country ; and I believe that many princes will endeavour to obtain you for a wife on account of the handfome territories you will pofiefs. Now, I would reccommend you to follow my adyice, which is, to unite yourfelf with a powerful prince; who will be able to keep your kingdoms in peace ; and fhould it fo ^happen that, through Cod's will, you have not any heirs, yield to whoever may be at the time pope all your terri-tories ; for king Robert, my fathejr, fo charged me on his death-bed, which is the reafon, my dear daughter, I order you fo to do, and difcharge my-felf from it/ Holy father, I promifed to comply with his wifhes, and pledged my faith, in the pre-sence of all who were in the chamber, to fulfil his laft requeftP ' € In truth, holy father, after his deceafe, with the çonfentof the nobles of Sicily and Naples, I wedded Andrew of Hungary, brother to ( Lewis king of Hungary, by whom I had not any children y for he died a young man, at Aix in Provence*, € After his death, they married me to Charles • She had him murdered, and thrown oat of a window ax rAveHa, where he lay for feveral days, and was at laft inferred fecretly by his nurfe, who was very fond of htm, and a canon of St. Januarius, in the cathedral of Naples. whole (alt which fixe relates is very incoprtft. G 4 • prince 87


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