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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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throne and kingdom, which had all been con-quered from him by the Turks, except a caftle, . fituated on the fea-fhore, called Courth.* This caftle is the key or entrance into Alexandria and the territories of the fultan. The Genoefe carry their commerce every where, by means of the duties they pay, even to the farther India, and the realm of Prefter John: f they are uni-verfally well received on account of the gold, filver, and rich merchandife they bring from Alexandria, Cairo, Damafcus, or from the Saracens. It is thus the world is fupplied, fdr what is not in one country is in another : but all this is well known. The Genoefe are the moil adventurous navigators, and are much fu-perior to the Venetians* as lords of the fea, being more feared by the Saracens than any others, for they are excellent and determined feamen, and one Genoefe galley would attack and probably conquer four galleys of the Sa-racens. lections made in England, m well as eîfewhere, for fupport-ing thofe Chriftian kiagi againft the Turkifh power, which, however, at length fwaUowed them up.— Anderson's Hist, of Commerce, &c. vol. i. p. 213. The Grands Chroniques de France place the arrival of the king of Armenia in 1385. * * Whatever may be the name of this caftle, and wherever fitoated, I have no doubt but thofe who are acquainted with . the two Armenias, will think what our author hereafter fays very ftrange. It is not for ' me to gainfay him : I am fatte-ned* if he be confident with hivattlT—Marginal note % 2, Sauvage. t The Dalai Lamas was formerly denominated Prefter Tohn; and Thibet wa* the country of Prefter John. 'If Si8


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