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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
page 106



the country. The country itfelf was fo much ruined that it was faid a hundred years would not reftore it to the fituation it Was in before the war. CHAR XX. THE SFATB OF FLANDERS before THE war.— THE CAUSES OF THE DISPUTES'BITWIIM THE Jail OF FLANDERS AND THE FLEMINCS,— JOHN LYON INTRODUCES THE DISTINCTION OF WHITE HOOfoS. EFORE the commencement of thefe wars in Flanders, the country was fo fertile, and every thing ih fuch abundance, that it was marvellous to fee I ' and the inhabitants of the principal towns lived in very grand ftâte. You muft know, that this war originated in the pride and hatred that fevcral of the chief towns bore to each other : thofe of Ghent againft thofe of Bruges, and others in like manner, vying with each other through envy. However, thU could not have created a war without the cbnfent of their lord the earl of Flanders, who was fo much loved and feared that no one dared to anger him. The earl, being wife and prudent, carefully avoided encouraging a war between his vaflals ; for he forefaw, that if any difference fhould arife be-tween him and them, he would be much weakened and lefs formidable to his neighbours. He carefully avoided war for another reafon, confidcring it as deftru&ivc 95


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