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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.6

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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.6
page 278



the above fum, they were greatly rejoiced* and! faid they had money fufficient to carry on a war againft the two kingdoms of France and Spain. . Thomas, bifhop of London, and brother to the èarl of Devoniiure, was nominated to accompa-ny the duke of Lancafter to Spain, in the name of the pope and prelates of England. They were to have two thoufand lances and four thou-fand archers, and one half of the money which had been raifed ; hut they wete not to leave England fo fopn as the army under the com* mand of the bifhop of Norwich, becaufe this laft was to march to Calais and enter France. They were uncertain how far in that country they could advance, and whether the king of France would meet them in force to give them battle. t • There was another circumftance adverfe to the duke of Lancafter, who had great expecta-tions from his intended expedition : the common people of England inclined in general to follow thebiihop of Norwich in preference to him : for a confiderable time he had not been popular with them :. befides, France was much nearer than Spain. Some faid privately, that the duke of Lancafter, more, through avarice and a de-fire to partake of the lafge Ihtns which had been collected from the church and from the alins of good men than through devotion, had planned this expedition • but that the bifhop of Norwich represented the pope, and had been appointed by him to the command, for" which reafon-tbè greater «64


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