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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
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\ CHAP. LXV. " THE BISHOP OF NORWICH AND THOSE WHO AC-COMPANIED HIM IN HIS EXPEDITION ARE BAD-LY RECEIVED ON THEIR RETURN TO ENGLAND. —CERTAIN GREAT PERSONAGES ARE DEPUTED TO NEGOTIATE A PEACE OR TRUCE BETWEEN THE KINGS OF FRANCE AND ENGLAND.—THE • DUKE OF BAVARIA DIES. YOU muft know that the duke of Lancafter was not very forry this expedition of the bifhop of Norwich had failed, for by it his in-tended voyage to Spain and Portugal had been fruftratèd. When thefe knights returned to England, they were attacked by the common people, who told them they had behaved very " badly in their expedition, fof, from the profpe-rity they had been blelTed with at the beginning, they ought to have, conquered all Flanders. Sir Thomas Trivet and fir William Elmham were more blamed than the reft*; but fir Hugh Calverley was not any way found fault with, either by the king's council or the populace, for they well knew, that if they had paid attention to what he had advifed, the event would have Jeen more to their honour. They laid to their charge, that they had fold Bourbourg and Gravelines to the king of France, which exafperàted the people to a great degree, and 332


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