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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
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When they were met, he informed them of the caufe of his calling them together, and told them how culpable he had found Gaston; infomuch that it was his intention he (hould be put to death, as he thought him deferving of it. They unanimously replied to this speech,—c My lord, faving your grace's favour, we will not that Gaston be put to death : he is your heir and you have none other.' When the count thus heard his fubjects declare their fentiments in favour of his fon, he hefitated, and thought he might fuf-ficiently chastife him by two or three months confinement, when he would fend him on his travels for a few years until his ill conduct should be forgotten, and he feel grateful for the lenity of his punishment. He therefore diffolveâ the meeting; but thofe of Foix would not quit Orthès until the count had affured them Gaston should not be put to death, fo great was their affection to him. He complied with their re-quest, but faid he would keep him fome time in prifon. On this promife, thofe who had been affembled departed, and Gaston remained a pri-foner in Orthès, News of this was fpread far and near, and reached pope Gregory XL who refided at Avignon : he fent instaiitly the car-dinal of Amiens, as his legate, to Beam, to ac-commodate this affair ; but he had fcarcely tra-velled as far as Beziers, when he heard he had no need to continue his journey, for that Gaston the fon of the count de Foix, was dead. I will tell you the caufe of his death, fince I have faid fo much on the fubject. The count de Foix 204


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