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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 364



each fide the great ftreet of Saint Denis, as far ^ as ^ the châtelet, or . indeed to ' the great bridge*, were hung with tapeftries, reprefenting various fcenes and hiftories, to the delight of all beholders. The queen and her ladies, conducted by great lords in their litters, arrived at length at the gate of the châtelet, where they flopped to fee other, fplendid pageants that had been prepared for them. :At the gate of the châtelet was erected a caftie of wood, with towers, ftrong enough to laft forty years. At each of the battlerfients w^s a knight completely armed from head to foot ; and in the caftie was a fuperb bed, as finely de-corated with curtains, and every thing elfe, as if for the chamber of the king, and this bed was called the bed of juftice, in which lay a perfon to reprefent St. Anne. • On the efplanade, before the caftie, (which comprehended a tolerably large fpace) was a warren and much brufh-wood, within which were plenty of hares, rabbits, and young birds, that fled out, and in again for fear of the populace. From this wood, on the fide near the queen, there iffued a large white hart, that made for the bed of juftice; from another part came forth a lion and eagle, well reprefent-ed, and proudly advanced towards the flag. Then twelve young maidens, richly dreffed, with chap- * Deny* Sauvage fays, he means by the great bridge, the bridge of Nôtre Dame. lets 35? -


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