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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.10

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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.10
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ated inthè county of Blois and fet out for Hain-ault toi vifit his mother and wife. Not long after his arrival, he was feized with a.feverj. for.he had rode very .hard, and the weather was hot: hç was alfo of a tender age, being no more than fourteen years old, and, in fpite of the phyficians, he died, fqr they could not check the fever. His parents* you may fuppofe, were much grieved, for the lofs of their heir, as was the young lady of Berry: fhe loved him moft affefltiOnately, and confidered herfelf as nobly married. The count de Blois was uneafy at the confequences* for his affairs were rather in confufion, and he knew the dukeof Berry tb . be avaricious beyond. meafure, who, in order to grafpat the dower of his daughter, woyJd fcake poffleffioa. of jthe county: of Blois : he therefore waited the event in filence* ; . ••• . Thus were the two daughters, Bona and Mary, Widowed in • the feme year. The -eldèft was married to Araàdeus count of Savoy, who died very fud-denly, and fo much was fâid on the fuhjeft that fir Otjbo Grandfon was near being arrefted for the fuipkions that were laid to his charge, and forced to quit Savoy* France and Germany, to fix his je-fidence in England. J ' • • In this year,, died likewife fuddenly,. the noble and gallant count dè Foix. I will fay how it hap-pened. True it is, that of all the plejtfures of this jrolrld he took moft delight in the chace, and was always well provided with hounds of all forts, having never lefs than fixteen hundred. The count de Foix was at this feafon hunting in the foreft of Sauveterre, on the road to Pampeluna in Ni- VOL. X. U varre, «89


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