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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.9

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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.9
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CHAP.' XIII. . . . • CONCERNING THE RUMOURS OF THE SIGNS OF SANCTITY WHICH WERE MANIFESTED BY THE-CARDINAL DE LUXEMBOURG AFTER HIS DEATH. —THE EXTRAORDINARY END OF THE KING OF NAVARRE. A BOUT this period, there were many ru-mburs, that the body of Saint ' Peter • de Luxembourg, who had been a cardinal, (hewed miraculous powers in the city of Avignon. This hofy cardinal was the fon of the lord Guy de Saint Paul, flain at the battle of Juliers. I muft fay, that the cardinal led a mofit holy and devout life, doing works agreeable to God ; for be was courteous, modeft, chafte, and a great almfgiver. He kept from his church-preferments merely fuf-ficient for his maintenance, and gave all the reft to the poor. He was the greater part of the day and night in prayer, and flmnned all world-ly vanities. His life was to devout that it pleafed God to call him in his youth ; and, inftantly after his death, his body, which he had ordered to be buried in the common fepulchre with the poor, performed miracles, for his whole life was full of humility, but it was interred in the chapel of St. Michael. When the pope and cardinals perceived that miracles increafed from this holy body, they fent an account of them to the king of France ^ ; ' • and m I


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