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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 366



*Hat he was received as their lord, as being the next relation to the duke juft departed; and they all fwdre fealty and homage to him. Then he, and his wife, who had the heart of a lion, took counfel together upon holding a folema jcourf, and a great feaft at Niantes. Summons were: ordered to be fent to. all the barons and -nobles of Brittany, and to. the councils of the great towns, inviting them to attend this court, to do .their fealty and homage as to their true lord, which was done. Λ 4 In the mean.time, before the commencement of ihis feaft, he fet out from* Nantes, with a great, number of men at arms, and went towards Limoges, where he had been informed his brother had placed the large fiims he bad amalTed. O n his.arrival he entered the town in a moft fpletidid manner, and was nobly and honourably received by the inhabitants, clergy, and commonalty of the place. " ' They all did him "homage, as to their right lord ; and the grand treafury was delivered up to him, by the confent of the lords and burgefles, whom he gained by the prefents and promifes he made to them. When he had feafted and remained at Lknoge* as long 99 was agreeable to him, he departed with all the treafure, and came direftly Jo Nantes, where thç lady, his wife, was expecting him- They continued there in private, with much joy, until the day arrived for the grand court and folemn: . . . feaft.


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