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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 350



The count de Foix» who was wife and fubtle, feeing the ardour of the duke,. treated very cold-ly, and managed the matter fo well, that, with the confent, and indeed at the entreaty of all parties, he received thirty thoufand francs for the time the young lady had been under his care a$d wardfliip. He might have had p larger fum, had fyp demanded it ; but he wifhed to fhew moderation, that he xpight have their thanks, and alfo that, the dukè of Berry fhould feel himfelf under fome obligations to him. When every thing was concluded, the count de Foix fent the young lady çf Boulogne to Adrians, efcorted oy five hundred lances, under the command of fir Efpaign du Lyon, fir Regi-nald ^Villiain, fir Peter de Cabeftan, fir Adani de C^caffe, fir Manant Nouilles, and fir Peter de |kes. She was there delivered, in the name of the duke of Berry, to the ambaffadors from France, who were efcorted by the marfhal of France with five hundred fpears, and there the tyro parties feparated. Thofe from Foix returned home, and the French carried with. them the lady. The duke of Berry had fent to her his array of cars and horfes, with every fort of drefs and ornarjient for her head, as if (he had been xjueen of France. I, John Froiflart, the author of this %iftoryf took my departure from Orthès at the fame time with her j for the count de Foix had told me, I need not be in a hurry to leave him, for he would take care 1 (hould return in good com-pany. - The 343


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