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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 190



Three days after their arrival, came the arch* liifhop of Braganza and fir John Radighes de Sar, who entered the town of Sant Jago with two hun-dred horfe, where they were all lodged,every thing having been prepared for them* When the archbifliop, with the knights and lords in his company, had refreKhed themfelves, they Waited on the duke and duchefs of Lancafter in grand array, who ' received them moft gracioufly. They then declared the motive of the embaffy, which the duke heard with pleafure ; for he was Rejoiced at the exaltation of his daughter, and the connexion with the king of Portugal, which was 1pery opportune, if he perfevered in his intention of conquering Caftille. The archbtfcop explained, to the fkrisfaôïoii of die duke and his council, that by power of the king's procuration, he was authorifed to efpoufe perfon ally the lady Philippa of Lancafter, in the name of don John king of Portugal. During the refidence of thefe ambaffadors at Sant Jago, the teremony was performed by virtue of the above-knentioned procuration; and the archbifliop of Br*, gamza and the lady Phftippa were courteoufly laid befide each other, on a bed, as married perfons fhouid be. This being done, on the morrow the lady and her attendants were ready to depart ; and, having bidden adieu to her father and mother, ihe mounted her palfrey, as did her damfels, and her baftard-fifter, the wife of the marfhai, who accom-panied her to Portugal. Sir John Holland, fir Thomas Percy and fir. John d'Ambreticourt were ordered to efcort her, with one hundred fpears and VOL. ¥111. ' N two « * 177


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