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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
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dence la princes, fince the duke b& thus played the traitor, and, by treacherous meansv enticed thefe gallant men into his caftle, wherein he imprifons them. What will the king of France fay to this? and efpecially as the confequence muft be that he muft give up the intended invafion of England. Never was fuch wickednefs thought of. At prefent he has difcovered what was rankling in his heart. Did any one in B/ittany, or elfewhere, ever hear of the like ? If a poor knight had done fo, he would have been for ever difgraced. # In whom can any man place confidence but in his lord, who is bounden to a$ uprightly, and redrefs fuch wrongs as his vaffals may complain of ? Who can take upon him to punifh this deed, or who is capable of it, but the king of France ? The duke now openly fhews his attachment to the Englifli, and that he means to affift them, by thus preventing the expedition againft them taking effeâ. What ought the knights and fquires of Brittany at this moment to do ? Why, they fhould inftantly leave their homes, and haften to lay fiege to the caftle of Ermine, and inclofe the duke within ' it, and never depart until they have taken him, dead or alive, and carried him, like a falfe and difloyal prince, to the king of France, for him to punifh him according to his deferts/ Thus did thofe knights fpeak, who had been at the parliament, and who had not left Vannes and that part of theeountry ; but they were much afraid left the duke fhould put them to death. Others faid, — The lord de Laval is ftill with the duke, and will prevent it; for he is fo wife and prudent, he will 246


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