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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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the fields,; on the aroad» from one village to another, or at. .their different hoMfes* faid, 'John Ball preaches fuch .and* fuch things, and he fpeaks truth/ , . , • The archbifhop of Canterbury, on |3eiag in-formed of this, had John Ball arretted, *nd ippri-fooed for two or three months by way of puniftv-menti but it would have beerç faster, if he had been confined during his life, or beenpwt to dçatb than to have been fuffereçLthus tq:a&. \ .Thp archr bifliop fet him at liberty, for he çoujjd,, mt for confeience fake have put him to dçfth» The mo-ment John Ball was out of prifon, he returned to his forjner errors. . ;. - . • ... . , Numbers in the city of Loxidoa having -Jw# of his preaching, being envious of. the rich-jpcfi and nobility, began.to fay among themfelves, that the kingdom was too badly governed, and the nor j^ility had feized on all the. gold and filyer mï%» x Thefe wicked Loijdoners, therefofe, began to at-fçmble and to rebel: they fent to tel thofe in the adjoining counties, they might corpe boldly to London, s^nd brirçg their çomparçif^with them for they would find the town ogcift tp them, and the commonalty in the fame way q£, thinking* that they would prefs the king fo much, there ihould no longer be a flave in England. Thefe promifes ftirred up thofe* in the couqtks of Kent, Eflfex, Svfie* and Bedford, and the ad-joining country, fo that they marched towards London ; and, when they arrived near, they werf upwards of fixty thoufg&d. /: They J»fi »a leader \ ; ^ called 33S l


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