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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 132



King Charles, her brother, being informed of her coming, fent fome of the greateft fords at that time near his perfon to meet her ; among whom were fir Robert d'Artois, the lord of Crucy, the lord of Sully, and the lord of Roy, and many others, who honourably received and conducted her to Paris, to the king her brother. When the king perceived his filler (whom he had not feen for a long time ) entering his apartment, he rofe to meet her, and taking her in his arms, kifled her, and* c faid, Ypu are welcome, my fair fifter, with my fine nephew, your fon then taking one in each hand, he led them in. The queen, who had no great joy in her heart, except being near her brother, would have knelt at his feet two or three times, but the king would not fuffer it, and holding her by the right hand, inquired very affectionately into her bufinefs and affairs. Her anfwers were prudent and wife ; and flie related to him all the injuries done to her by fir Hugh Spencer, and aiked of him advice and affiftance. When the noble king Charles had heard the lamentations of his fifter, who with many tears had ftated her diftrefs, he faid, ' Fair filler, be appeafecj —for, by the faith I owe to God and to St. Denis, I will provide a remedy/ The queen then kneeled down, in fpite of the king, and faid to him, * My dear lord and brother, I pray God may fécond your intentions/ The king then taking her by the hand, conducted her to another apartment, which was richly furniflied for her and her young fon Edward ; he then left her, and ordered that every thing ihouli


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