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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 164



pin gftat popubrky throtgioqt thp country, aie •fljcn of Ghent were very defiroys tfyat the ftrf Jhoulc} eonfc and fix his rf fidence in their town. The provoft of Baerl*bcke had Jbougly advilcd the carl to improve the afiç&ion (bctwpen him and jGhent, io ifMch he was fecopded by al| the earl's fClftMUB. - The caij, hdfpver, continued m refidc at Bruges, and never went npar Ghent, ^ which furprifed every pué;' bt|t, iii particular^ the well-intentioiied and principal inhabitants, pho were anxious for peace* As for the white hoods and pillagers, who only fought disturbance, they dreaded his return $ for they fulpeâed that if he did come, they would be privately cor rifted for the evils they h^d dopel * Notwithstanding thefe doubts of the magiftracy and town-council* the rich men were particularly impatient for Ms arrival, and wifhed they would fend to fequeft it j for they did not look upon the peace its table until he ihould have feuded in Ghent. Twenty-four deputies were felc&ed to go to gruges, to declare to the earl the* great love* the ' town of phent had for him, and çheir wifiiai for his refidence among them. Jhey fet off in * magnificent manner, as thofe ihould who wait on their lord ; but they were told on leaving the town, f Never think of returning to Ghent, unlefs you bring back the earl with you -, otherwife you will find the gates finit/ , Thus did the citions of phent fet out, taking the road towards Bruges. When they were be-tween ISS


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