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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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fhould not remain unrevenged, for he had been cruelly put to death, and without the fmalieft pica of juftice. The queen alfo bewailed his lofs ; for he had been the principal promoter of her marriage/ and had conduaed her from Germany to England. The king's council began now to be ferioUfly alarmed, fuch as the dujce of Ireland, fir Nicholas Bramber, fir Robert Trefilian, fir John Beauchamp, fir John Salifbury and fir Michael de la Pole. The archbifhop of York, whofe name was Wil-liam Neville, brother to the lord Neville of Northum^ berland, was, difmiffed from his office of lord trea-furer, which he had held a confiderable time, and forbidden, by the duke of Glocefter, if he valued his life, ever again to-intermeddle with the aflairs of England ; but he might retire to his bifhoprick of York, or to any other part of his diocefe, for that^ of late, he had been by far too bufy. Hç was told that, from confideration of his dignity and birth, many things had been overlooked that were highly difgraceful to him ; and that the greater part of the deputies from the cities and towns were for hav-ing him degraded from the priefthood, and punifhed in like manner to fir Simon Burley. He foon left London, and went to refide on his archbiflioprick in the north, which was worth to him about forty thoufand francs a year. ' His whole family were jnuch enraged, and thought his difgrace had been £?ufed by Henry of Northumberland, though he iras his relation and neighbour. •'\- The S29


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