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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.8

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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.8
page 51



S8 ftaM in Flwdcn, mi Peter du Bois, as yon tare before heard, went with loxd BottrcMer to £og« land. What followed you Hall hear. Soon after fence had been prockhnci throughout Hairfersé an ediû was publifhed in all towns dependant on the duke of Burgundy, forbidding any one what-ever to wear armour or fwords, or ta have arms earned by their followergf Frauds Atremen, during the war of Ghent, had been one of its principal rulers, and one who had the moft attention paid him. Whenever hç walked the ftreets he was followed by thirty or forty varlets, who were well pleafed a* any orders he choie to give them. He had kept this ftate fo long, that he was loth to give it up, and was defirous of being followed by three or fo# armed with fwords or defenfive {laves. When this pfo* clamation of the duke of Burgundy was made, he never imagined it any way concerned him, fo much did he fancy Wmfelf in favour with the duke and the town : but he was miftaken ; for, feven or eight days after the publication of the edi&i the duke's bailiff came to him and laid,—»-' Francis, you feem fafpicious and afraid of our lord's officers, or why do you now go armed through the town of Ghent, followed by your varlets, armed alfo, with fwords, as in times of war ? We are much difpleafed thereat, and command you, in the name of the duke and duchefs of Burgundy, that jgm lay them afide/ Francis, who in faû meant no ill, but kept up this ftate through pomp, replied,—c Bailiff, I fliaB willingly


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