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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 191



I was much pleafed with this liiftory of fir Efpaign du Lyon, which I have well remem-bered; for as foon as we difmounted at our infts, Ï wrote all down, whether it was late or early, that pofterity might have the advantage of it, for there is nothing like writing for the preserva-tion of events. We rôde this morning to Morlens; but,before we arrived, I again began the converfation by faying, ' My lord, I have forgotten to alk you, when you rtere telling me the hiftory of Foix and Armagnac, how the count he Foix was able to diifemble with the duke of Berry, who had mar* ried a daughter and fitter to the counts d'Armag-nac ? and if the duke of Berry made war on hhn, how he behaved ?' c How he behaved ?' faid the ^knight ; '« I will tell you : in former times, the duke hated him mortally ; but at this moment, by means Which you will hear, when at Orthès, they are very good friends.' ( My lord, was therfe khy reafoïi for tire duke's hatred V € Father # God ! no,' replied the knight : cl will tell you the caafeof it, * When Charles kmg of France, father to the ^rfeféht king, died, the kmgdoth was divided into twô parties respecting its government. My lore of Anjou, who was impatient to go to Italy, and indeed this he afterwards did, took poffeffion of it, «àd let afide his two brothers the dukes of feèrry and Burgrindy. The duke of Berry had the government of thofe parts within the Langue N* d'Oc, 181


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