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
truce for two years, provided the king of France
aflented to it; for there was fo clofe an alliance be
tween the kings of Scotland and France, that he
could not make peace, or a truce, without the king
of France agreed to it.
If king Philip ihould refufe his confent, then the
truce was to laft only until the firft day of May,
The earl of Moray was to have his liberty, if the
king of Scotland could obtain that of the earl of
Saliibury from the king of France. This was to
be done by the feaft of St. John the Baptift.
The king of England confented the more readily
to this truce, becaufe he was carrying on war in
France, Gafcony, Poitou, Saintonge, and Brit
tany, and had foldiers every where.
The king of Scotland then departed, and fent
ambafladors to the king of France, that the truce , might be confirmed. The king agreed to it, and fent the earl of Saliibury immediately into England; when, as foon as he arrived, the king of England
fent the e^rl of Moray to king David in Scotland.
Ï.ORP CHARLES BLOIS, WITH SOME OTHER LORDS OF FRANCE, TAKE THE CITY OF RENNES.
γ OU before have heard how the duke of Nor
mandy, the duke of Burgundy, the duke
d'Alençon, the duke of Bourbon, the earl of Blois,
the conftable of France, the earl of Guines his fon,
fir James de Bourbon, fir Lewis d'Efpagne, and the