Help us create a biggest collection of medieval chronicles and manuscripts on line.
#   A   B   C   D   E   F   G   H   I   J   K   L   M   N   O   P   Q   R   S   T   U   V   W   X   Y   Z 
Medieval chronicles, historical sources, history of middle ages, texts and studies

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

DOWNLOAD THE FULL BOOK

DOWNLOAD THE ONLY FULL EDITIONS of

Sir John Froissart's Chronicles of England, France, Spain and the Ajoining Countries from the latter part of the reign of Edward II to the coronation of Henry IV in 12 volumes 

Chronicles of Enguerrand De Monstrelet (Sir John Froissart's Chronicles continuation) in 13 volumes 

 
 
 
  Previousall pages

Next  

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 41



xxvSi order to entertain " his lords" the duke of Bavaria and his fon, who had on Frizeland fimilar preten fions to thofe of the king of England on Ireland. After tjhree months refidence in England, Froif fart took his leave of the king. This prince, whom he had followed in his different excursions near London, ordered one hundred nobles**to be given him, as a laft mark of his affeûion, in a goblet f of lilver, gilt, weighing two marcs. The melancholy end of Richard, which happened in 1399, is related at the end of the fourth volume of Froiflart's hiftory, who acquks himfelf moft gratefully to this Prince by the affe&ing manner in which he laments his misfortunes. At the fame rime he remarks, that in this event he faw the ac complifhment of a prediftion which had been made tefpeûing Richard, when he was born at Bordeaux; and alfo of a prophecy in the romance of Brutus J, which pointed out the prince who would dethrone him. The death of Guy count de Blois happened foon after Froiflart's return home : he mentions it in his Chronicle, under the year 1397. He was then fixty years of age, and muft have lived at leaft four years morej for, he relates fome events of the year * This fum may amount to about twenty-five guineas of our prefent coin. ST. PA LA YE. f This was called hy our anceflors a henepée, id eft, hanap, full of money ; whence comes tfie Hanaper office in the Engliih Treafury. ST. PALATE. J See particulars of Wace, author of the romance of Brutus, in Mr. Ellis's Specimens of early Engliih Poets.


  Previous First Next  
 
 
 
 
 

"Medievalist" is an educational project designed as a digital collection of chronicles, documents and studies related to the middle age history. All materials from this site are permitted for non commersial use unless otherwise indicated. If you reduplicate documents from here you have to indicate "Medievalist" as a source and place link to us.
 
              Яндекс.Метрика