Help us create a biggest collection of medieval chronicles and manuscripts on line.
#   A   B   C   D   E   F   G   H   I   J   K   L   M   N   O   P   Q   R   S   T   U   V   W   X   Y   Z 
Medieval chronicles, historical sources, history of middle ages, texts and studies

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

DOWNLOAD THE FULL BOOK

DOWNLOAD THE ONLY FULL EDITIONS of

Sir John Froissart's Chronicles of England, France, Spain and the Ajoining Countries from the latter part of the reign of Edward II to the coronation of Henry IV in 12 volumes 

Chronicles of Enguerrand De Monstrelet (Sir John Froissart's Chronicles continuation) in 13 volumes 

 
 
 
  Previousall pages

Next  

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 376



Tyler, and fixed on London bridge, in the place of thofe gallant men whom they beheaded on the Thurfday*. The news of tfiis was fent through die neighbouring counties, that thofe might hear of it who were on their way to London, according to the orders çhefe rebels had fent to them : upon which, they inftandy returned to their homes, with-out daring to advance further. • From the forementioried MS, « This feme week was James Lifter taken* who had murdered fir Robert Salle. He mi twelve others were executed with him. Thus were thefo traitors punched. There are fome who fay, that John fiaU and his accomplices were ftriôly examined be-fore they were put to death, and then Owned that perfons of the higheft rank and power had incited them to a& as they had done* The king kept this confeffion fecret in his own mind*. and returned thanks to God for his happy iffoe out of this din-ger. Very many were aftonifhed that the duke of Lancafter, during all this rébellion» remained out of the kingdom, fettling' general matters on the borders of Scotland. • The king fent orders to the earl of Northumberland, that if {he duke of Lancafter mould attempt to enter any fortified town or caftle, the gates fhould be (hut againft him. The king made the (aid earl his lieutenant of all the borders towards Scotland. Many noblemen and others were farprifed at this, for it would feem as if the king fnfpe&ed the duke of being implicated with the rebels. Bot it was admitted, on all fides, that he was inculpated without any grounds ; for the firft thing the rebels DID, on entering London, was to march to the palace of the Savoy, and totally deftroy and burn it Now this did not (hew that he was friendly to their caufe. They alfo put to death fe-deral who were attached to him.' 365 CHAP.


  Previous First Next  
 
 
 
 
 

"Medievalist" is an educational project designed as a digital collection of chronicles, documents and studies related to the middle age history. All materials from this site are permitted for non commersial use unless otherwise indicated. If you reduplicate documents from here you have to indicate "Medievalist" as a source and place link to us.
 
              Яндекс.Метрика