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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 380



of Cambridge left the country, carrying his fon John with him to England. When he was de-parted, the king of Portugal offered his daugh-ter to the king of Caftille, to ftrengthen the peace, by the advice of don Fernando Audere, » in whom alone he put confidence. , The king of Portugal afked his daughter whom fhe would prefer for her hufband, the king of Caftille or John of Cambridge: fhe anfwered, *• Thelaft^ The king demaeed, '* Why?f c Be-caufe he was a handfome youth, of her own age, and becaufe fhe wifhed to avoid being united to the king of Caftille,' who, fhe plainly faid, was not to her liking. The king, notwithftanding, to preferve peace, as their kingdoms adjoined each other, married her to the king of Caftille. The earl of CambKdge was alfo much diffa-tisfied with don Fernando Audere, who had ta-ken great pains to conclude a peace on the grounds of this match. He had told his bro-ther that he much fufpected the Portuguefe would rebel againft the lady Beatrice, after her father's death ; for the majority of the people, although the king had efpoufed the lady Elea-nora d'Acunha, confidered her as a baftard; and, when he was there, great were the mur-* murs about it, and this was one reafon why he had fo haftily brought his fon thence. . The duke of Lancafter, whom thefe circum-fiances affected more nearly, having married the elder heirefs of the late king of Caftille, by whom he had a daughter called Confiance, was anx-ious to learn as much as poflible refpecting the affair* 570


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