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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
page 198



there arrived the queen of Sicily and Jeruf^em, widow of the late duke of Anjou, who had borne the title of king of thofe countries, as well as of Naples. She had brought with her her young fon Lewis, who throughout France was acknow-ledged as king of Naples, and was likewife ac-companied by her brother, John of Brittany. Before fhe entered Paris, flie fignified to her brothers, the dukes of Berry and Burgundy, her arrival, with her fon Lewis, their nephew, and defired to know whether he fhould make his en-try as king, or fimply as duke of Anjou.1 The two dukes, having considered the matter, fent for anfwer, that they defired he would make his entry as king of Naples, Sicily, and Jerufalem, although he was. not as yet in pofleffion of thefe kingdoms; for they would aïfift him, and prevail on the king of France to do the fame, fo effectu-ally, that he fhould recover thofe territories, anc| peaceably poffefs them as his right, and what they had moft facrecjly promiféd to perform to their late brother the king of Naples. The lady, upon this, made preparations ac-cordingly; and, having entered Paris, her fon paffed in grand cavalcade, through the ftreet of St. James, to fris hôtel in the Grève, with kindly {late, accompanied by numbers of dukes, counts and prelates. The queen and her fon, having eftabiifhed themfelves tkere, waited on the king, who refided at the caftie of the Louvre, expect-ing the duke of Mttewy. 187


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