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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.7

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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.7
page 93



called the lord Bourchier, to adviffe and govemf them. The citizens of Ghent were alfo defirous of peace; for they had fuffered fo much frçm the war that the richeft and principal perfons of the town were no longer mailers of their property': it was at the command of a few wicked foldiers, who governed them at their pleafure : the wifeft fore fa w that this could not laft long without their being entirely ruined. When they were talking over their affairs among themfelves* fome wondered they had been thus long kept together in unity ; but others knew that unity to hâve been the effect of force, and more through fear than love, for Peter du Bois would not defift from his wickednefs, and none dared before him to fpeak of peace or of treating : the moment he heard of any one thus talking, he was in-ftantly arretted, however refpectable he might « be, and put to death. This war, which Ghent had carried on agairift-As lord the earl Lewis of Flanders and the dtik^ Burgundy, had ldfted near feven years ; an* jjtggbuld be melancholy to relate all the various' Hftfttmate events which it had caufed. Turks, and Pagans wtuld have been forrowful ^^^Br ' ^rn, for all commerce By fea was^ a-coafts from eaft to weft, and ifferedfrom it; for in truth the handife of feventeen - kingdoW and the whqle was unshipped Bruges. Now conftdfer, that if G 2 theft


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