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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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land would never make peace with the king of Eng land but with his confent ; for the king-of France knew well, that king Edward was taking every meafure to make war upon him*. The king of France detained the king and queen of Scotland a long time ; they had every thing they wanted delivered to them, for but little came from Scotland to fupport theirftate. He fent âlfo ambaffadors to thofe lords and barons who had remained in Scotland, and were carrying on the war againft the Englifh garrifons, offering them affiftance, if they would not confent to any pacification or truce without his approbation, and that of their king, who had already promifed and fworn the fame. The Scottiih lords affembled, held a conference on the fubjeâ:, agreed moft willingly to this requeft, e € In fuch circumftances, it became neceffary to provide a fafe place of refuge for the young king and hie confort : Malcolm Fleming found means to convey them from the caftle of Dumbarton into -France, where they were honourably entertainedf.1' f e* Whether David II. . was conveyed into France, after the battle of Duplin, in 1332, or after the battle of Halidon, 13339 is a queftion of little importance. Our later authors have decided in favour of 1333* and not Without probable reafona: the chief is, that Baliol, the 23d November, 1332, offered to marry Johanna, the infant confort of David Bruce ; Faed. torn. iv. pp. 536/539; which he would not have done, had (he been conveyedto France immediately after the bat v tle of Duplin, rath Auguft,' 1332. This is a more fpecious argument than any- .thing drawn from the Chronicle of Froiffart, where dates and fa&s are ftrangely mifplaced and con. founded, as the manner is in colloquial hiftory.Lord H AILES ' Atmals. K2 And


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