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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
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well mounetó, welldrefled, and, living well wherd cver he went. Froiflart had been prefent at all the feafts which were given on the marriage of the duke of Berry ; and celebrated the eve of Whitfunday at Rion, ia Auvergne. He compofed a paftoral for the morrow / of the nuptials and returning to France with dio lord de la Riviere, he went to Pans. His natural a&ivity, and his ardour for information, which inceflantly occupied his mind, did not permit him to remain there long. We have feen him in fix months go from the Blaifois to Avignon, then to the county of Foix; whence he returned again to Avignon, crofling Auvergne to go to Paris. He was in lefs than two years fucceflively in the Cain-, brefis, in Haynault, Holland, Picardy, a fécond time in Paris, at the extremity of Languedoc ; then again at Paris and at Valenciennes ; whence he went to Bruges, Sluys, in Zealand, and at laft intQ his own country* He accompanied the lord de Couci into the Cambrefis to the caftle of Grevecœur, which the king had juft given to him ; to whom he related all he had feen, and learnt from him the different particular* of the négociations between France and England. After having ftaid fifteen days in his own country, he pafièd a month in Holland with the count de Blois, entertaining him with the hiftory of his travels. He then went to Lelinghen, to learn thç details of the négociations for peace, which were carrying on at that place, and was prefent at the magnificent entry of Ifabella of Bavaria into Paris. b 3 The


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