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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.1

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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.1
page 26



XU1 lords and patrons, it is proper to obferve that by this mode of fpeech, he means not only thofe princes and lords to whom he had been attached as a dependant, but likewife thofe who had made him prefents, or rendered him fervices, or who, having received him in their courts or cailles, had admitted him to their tables. Froiffart, having loft his patronefs queen Philippa, did not return to England, but went into his own country, where he obtained the living of Leftines. O f all that he performed during the time he exercifed this miniftry, he tells us nothing more than that the tavern-keepers of Leftines had five hundred francs of his money in the Ihort fpace of time he was their reâor. It appears from a manufcript Journal of the bifhop of Chartres, chancellor to the duke of Anjou, that, according to letters fealed on the 12th December, 1381, this prince califçd to be feized fifty-fix quires of the Chronicle of Froiffart, reétor of the parilh church of Leftines, which the hiftorian had fent to be illuminated, and then to be forwarded to the king of England, the enemy of France. Froiffart attached himfelf afterwards to Winceflaus de Luxembourg duke of Brabant, perhaps in the capacity of fecretary, according to the cuftom of princes and lords in thofe days, who employed clerks to manage their affairs, and their correfpondence, and at the fame time to amuje them by their knowledge, or their wit. Winceflaus had a tafte for poetry : he had cauied Froiffart to make a colle&ion of his fongs, his rondeaus


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