Help us create a biggest collection of medieval chronicles and manuscripts on line.
#   A   B   C   D   E   F   G   H   I   J   K   L   M   N   O   P   Q   R   S   T   U   V   W   X   Y   Z 
Medieval chronicles, historical sources, history of middle ages, texts and studies

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

DOWNLOAD THE FULL BOOK

DOWNLOAD THE ONLY FULL EDITIONS of

Sir John Froissart's Chronicles of England, France, Spain and the Ajoining Countries from the latter part of the reign of Edward II to the coronation of Henry IV in 12 volumes 

Chronicles of Enguerrand De Monstrelet (Sir John Froissart's Chronicles continuation) in 13 volumes 

 
 
 
  Previousall pages

Next  

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 349



: ' N*€JW| co^fida* in your own mind If I had net good caufe to fay that England was, at this period* in the grçateft peril of being ruined paft recovery, it certainly was, from the caufes you have heard ; for the king was exafperated againft his uncles and the principal nobility of the kingdom* and they were fo likewife againft him and many nobles of his party. The cities and towns were quarrelling with each other, and the prelates in mutual hatred, fo that no remedy for all thefe evils could be looked for but from God alone. The duke of Ireland, when he perceived he had gained the king, and the greater number of thofe in Briftol, Wales and the adjoining parts, proceeded to fay to the king,—' My lord, if you will appoint me your lieutenant, I will lead twelve or fifteen thoufend men to London, or to Oxford, which is yours and my city, and fhew my ftrength to thefe Londoners and your uncles, who have treated you with fuch indignity, and have put fome of your council to death, and, by fair words or otherwife, reduce them to obedience/ The king replied, he was fatisfied, adding, 41 now nominate you lieute-nant-general of my. kingdom, to affemble men wherever you can raife them, and to lead them whitherfoever you fhall think it will be molt for the advantage of our realm, that all may fee the. whole of it to be our inheritance and right. I or-der you to bear our banner, guidon, ftandard, and. other our proper habiliments of war, which we our-felves fhould have done, had we taken the field. I fhould imagine, that all conditions of men, on. perceivihg 8$6


  Previous First Next  
 
 
 
 
 

"Medievalist" is an educational project designed as a digital collection of chronicles, documents and studies related to the middle age history. All materials from this site are permitted for non commersial use unless otherwise indicated. If you reduplicate documents from here you have to indicate "Medievalist" as a source and place link to us.
 
              Яндекс.Метрика