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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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The count of Hainault was already arrived there, accompanied by. the lord John, his uncle, the lord of Faguinelles, the lord of Verchin, and the lord of Havereth, with many others, who attended on the perfon of the count, their iord. The count took the king by the hand, and led him to the great hall, which was properly prepared to receive him, and, as they were afceilding the fteps, the bilhop of Lincoln, then prefent, raifed his voice, and faid, 'William d'Auffonne, biihop of Cambray, I admonifli you, as proftor on the part of the king of England, vicar of the emperor of Rome, that you confent to open the gates of the city of Cambray ; and if otherwife you ihall do, you will forfeit your lands, and we will enter by force.' No reply was made, for the biihop.of Cambray was not prefent. The biihop of Lincoln continued, and faid, ' Earl of Hainault, we admoniih you, on the part of the emperor of Rome, that you come and affift the king of England, his vicar, before the city of Cambray, with all your forces/ The earl made anfwer, and faid, c Willingly/ They then entered the hall, and condu&ed the king to his chamber. Shortly after the fupper was ferved up, which was fumptuous and fplendid. The next day the king departed, and came to Hafpre on the Selle. Having halted there two days, till the greater part of his forces had paffed by, he fet out and came before Cambray ; when, having fixed his quarters oppofite to it, he furrounded with his army the whole city, his forces every day increafing. The


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